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Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections Programme

The programme on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (ARHAI) covers two major public health issues:



The ARHAI programme focuses on 4 areas of public health: surveillance, response and scientific advice, training and communication to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.

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ECDC, EFSA and EMA publish the first integrated analysis of antimicrobial consumption and resistance data from humans and animals

For the first time, the consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals in Europe were analysed in an integrated manner by three EU agencies: the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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