Objectives: MoH intends to organize the Ministerial EU Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance titled “Next steps towards making the EU a best practice region in combatting AMR through a One Health ...
Objectives: MoH intends to organize the Ministerial EU Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance titled “Next steps towards making the EU a best practice region in combatting AMR through a One Health approach”
- The Conference will be held between 28th February and 1st March 2019, in Bucharest, Romania
1. Establish the management team and the Scientific Committee. 2. Establish Agenda with confirmed speakers and discussion leader
3. Preparing the procurement procedures for goods and services. 4. Launching and finalizing the procurement procedures and signing the contracts. 5. Meetings of Scientific Committee 6. Develop leaflet for Conference promotion and visibility. 7.Request for imput on background document to WHO and EU-JAMRAI 8. Prepare outcome document.
B. Type and number of persons benefiting from the project:
- 150 - 200 participants will be invited to attend the conference: 1-3 participants per Member States, also will be invited high level representatives from WHO, ECDC, EC, FAO, OIE, professionals association, associations of pharmaceutical producers, association of patients, public private partnerships.
C. Outcomes: • Update of the current state of implementation of the One Health AMR action plan in all member states
• Positioning the EU as a best practice region from the AMU/AMR policy perspective and exchange best practices about ways to improve infection prevention and prudent use of antimicrobials in humans and animals.
• Strong political commitment to implement and ensure effective actions regarding surveillance, monitoring, antimicrobial use and infection prevention at national and EU
• Strong political commitment to implement and ensure effective actions regarding illegal sales and inappropriate use of antibiotics.
• Improve exchange of information between MS about development and implementation of National Action Plans on AMR, AMU and infection prevention.
• Improve education of healthcare professionals regarding AMR, including appropriate diagnostic procedures, prudential use of antibiotics and infection control – in human and animal sector.
• Awareness of the need to reduce the consumption of antibiotics.
D. Output Indicator(s)
- AMR Background paper with updates of MS regarding the implementation of their national action plans plus best practices from Members States
- Outcome document - analysis of current situation, (including barriers and motivators of enforcement activities in member states); suggestions for improvement; and lines of commitment to further implement EU and national regulation regarding AMR & AMU