Infection prevention and control (IPC) is essential to reduce the spread of health facility-acquired (nosocomial) infections, including drug-resistant ones. The USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program’s goal in global technical assistance in IPC is to reduce the development and spread of nosocomial infections and antimicrobial resistance. This contributes to an … Read more
Joshi, M.P.; Andualem, T.; Phulu, B.; Mpundu, M.; Ludman, M. Country and regional level advocacy and coalition-building against antimicrobial resistance. Oral presentation at the 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, Chicago, IL, USA.
Irrational use of medicines has been a major public health problem, and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health and economic threat. AMR has been on the agenda of the annual World Health Assembly meetings. The Food, Medicine, and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (FMHACA) of Ethiopia with technical assistance from SIAPS and … Read more