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Symposium 8: The global public health challenge of untreatable multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae "superbug" (MDR-GC)
S8.5 Global action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: challenges and opportunities
  1. F J Ndowa
  1. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland


The WHO is drafting a strategic response to the threat of untreatable Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The main objective of the Global Action Plan to combat AMR in N gonorrhoeae is to devise nationally and regionally appropriate public health actions to address this global threat. This includes technical and programmatic guidance to countries, regions and global stakeholders.

This presentation will discuss the basic elements of the draft WHO Action Plan.

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