In 1988, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution which recognizes the public health importance of antimicrobial resistance and urges WHO and its Member States to undertake a number of actions in surveillance, education, and policy development and implementation.
In 2001, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution which recommends that WHO support its Member States in the implementation of national efforts to contain and prevent resistance to antimicrobials.
- World Health Assembly adopted a resolution (1998)
- World Health Assembly adopted a resolution (2001)
WHO fact sheet on antimicrobial resistance
Frequently asked questions about antimicrobial resistance
- Slide show on magnitude and trends of antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance: a global threat