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07/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/30/2021 15:45

Call to Action on Antimicrobial Resistance 2021

The Call to Action on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) - 2021 was launched during the closing session of the High-Level Interactive Dialogue on Antimicrobial Resistance on 29 April 2021 to raise global ambition on AMR whilst accommodating diverse national circumstances.

Presented by the Group of Friends on Tackling AMR, it calls for enhanced national and global efforts to tackle AMR through a One Health approach, for the acceleration of previous commitments to tackle AMR, for improved antimicrobial stewardship, for work towards financing for AMR action, for increased research on AMR's impacts, and for supporting the new One Health Global Leaders Group on AMR among other key steps.

As of 30 July 2021, there are 113 Member State signatories to the Call to Action and 29 supporting organizations.

Member State signatories

Albania Ghana North Macedonia
Algeria Greece Norway
Antigua and Barbuda Guatemala Oman
Argentina Guinea Pakistan
Armenia Honduras Papua New Guinea
Australia Hungary Paraguay
Austria Iceland Peru
Bahrain India Philippines
Bangladesh Indonesia Poland
Barbados Ireland Portugal
Belarus Israel Qatar
Belgium Italy Republic of Moldova
Bhutan Jamaica Romania
Brazil Japan Russian Federation
Bulgaria Kazakhstan San Marino
Burkina Faso Latvia Saudi Arabia
Canada Lebanon Senegal
Chile Liechtenstein Serbia
China Lithuania Singapore
Colombia Luxembourg Slovakia
Costa Rica Madagascar Slovenia
Croatia Malawi South Africa
Cuba Malaysia Spain
Cyprus Maldives St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Czech Republic Mali Sudan
Denmark Malta Sweden
Djibouti Marshall Islands Switzerland
Dominica Mauritius Thailand
Dominican Republic Mexico Togo
Ecuador Monaco Turkey
Egypt Mongolia Tuvalu
El Salvador Montenegro Uruguay
Estonia Morocco United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Fiji Namibia United States of America
Finland Nepal Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
France Netherlands Viet Nam
Georgia New Zealand Zambia
Germany Nigeria

Supporting organizations

Access to Medicine Foundation Levy Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance
AMR Industry Alliance Natural Investments
California Life Sciences Institute NCD Alliance
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) Norwegian Cancer Society
Center for Science and Environment (CSE) Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
Council of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) Partnership to Fight Infectious Disease
Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center Resolve to Save Lives
Global AMR Insights Ambassador Network Rockefeller Foundation
Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) The Task Force for Global Health
Global Antibiotics Resistance Foundation Trinity AMR Action Group
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility United Nations Foundation
International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS) World Animal Protection
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations World Health Students' Alliance
Investor Action on AMR