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State to tackle anti-microbial resistance

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ARTHUR MWANSA, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT says Zambia is committed to tackling anti-microbial resistance and will work towards developing a national policy in line with the recommendations of the Global Action Plan for infection prevention and control.
Ministry of Health permanent secretary Peter Mwaba said this when he addressed the United Nations (UN) high-level meeting on Anti-microbial Resistance (AMR) at the UN headquarters in New York, United States, recently.
Dr Mwaba said well-financed national policies with a multi-sectoral input are essential to addressing anti-microbial resistance and to ensure sustainable implementation of plans and strategies.READ MORE

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