Antibiotic Action engages with senior civil servants within the United Kingdom to inform, update and provide briefing papers to inform the work of Public Health England and bodies such as Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections (ARHAI) to support delivery of the UK Antimicrobial Resistance 5 year Strategy published in 2013.
Internationally, Antibiotic Action engages with a wide range of organisations including the World Health Organisation to examine how Antibiotic Action can assist in the delivery of the WHO 5 year strategy on antimicrobial resistance.
All Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics APPG-A exists to raise the profile of antibiotic resistance, the need to preserve antibiotics through education on their appropriate use including non‐human uses, the lack of new treatments for antibacterial infections and to help accelerate efforts to discover, research and develop new treatments.
Inaugurated on 12 June 2013, the APPG-A is chaired by Jamie Reed MP, Shadow Minister for Health. Kevin Barron, MP serves s Vice Chair, Baroness Masham of Ilton as Secretary and Zac Goldsmith MP as Treasurer. A further twenty two qualifying cross party members from the House of Commons and House of Lords serve on the group.
The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy serve as Secretariat to the APPG-A.
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