The World Health Assembly has adopted the Global Action Plan on AMR in the year 2015 as a part of the tripartite collaboration with World Health Organization, Food and Agricultural Organization, and World Organization for Animal Health.
About India’s NAP:
- India’s National Action Plan (NAP) for AMR was released in April 2017 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
- The objectives of the NAP include improving awareness, enhancing surveillance measures, strengthening infection prevention and control, research and development, promoting investments, and collaborative activities to control AMR.
- Various states have begun the process of initiating their State Action Plans.