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The Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance publishes its recommendations for collaboration in the global fight against antimicrobial resistance

22 Sep 2011

In response to antimicrobial resistance and to strengthened transatlantic cooperation as agreed during the 2009 EU and US Summit, the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) published its report today, including a set of 17 recommendations in three key areas for future cooperation in the global fight to keep antimicrobials effective.

ECDC welcomes the taskforce’s work to strengthen EU and US communication and cooperation in the area of antimicrobial resistance and will fully support the implementation of some of the recommendations made in the report, together with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the EC Directorate-General for Research and other stakeholders.

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