Opinion Paper

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s framework for antimicrobial resistance control in Africa

Jay K. Varma, John Oppong-Otoo, Pascale Ondoa, Olga Perovic, Benjamin J. Park, Ramanan Laxminarayan, Rosanna W. Peeling, Constance Schultsz, Han Li, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Amadou A. Sall, Baboucarr Jaw, John N. Nkengasong
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine | Vol 7, No 2 | a830 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v7i2.830 | © 2018 Jay K. Varma | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 May 2018 | Published: 06 December 2018

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Jay K. Varma, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
John Oppong-Otoo, African Union, Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Pascale Ondoa, African Society for Laboratory Medicine, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Olga Perovic, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa; and, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Benjamin J. Park, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, Washington, D.C., United States; and, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Rosanna W. Peeling, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, England, United Kingdom
Constance Schultsz, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Han Li, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China; and, China PLA Institute for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Nigeria Center for Disease Control, Abuja, Nigeria
Amadou A. Sall, Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal
Baboucarr Jaw, African Union, Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
John N. Nkengasong, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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health security; antibiotic resistance; bacteria; surveillance; infection control

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