Global Action Plan & National Action Plans - WHO-SEARO’s Regional Strategy

September 11, 2017

To ensure, for as long as possible, continuity of successful treatment and prevention of infectious diseases with effective and safe medicines that are quality-assured, used in a responsible way, and accessible to all who need them.

>AMR refers to viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungus
>ABR refers to common bacteria excluding Mycobacteria spp.
>Current rise of ABR poses the threat of POST-ANTIBIOTIC ERA?
• Worse Scenario of 100% resistance to antibiotics is possible in the near future
• Worldwide, common infections becoming more resistant to antibiotics
• Common infections (e.g. urinary tract infections, pneumonia, bloodstream infections ) are lifethreatening
• Because of emergence and spread of MDR XDR PDR


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