EPN will host the Action on Antibiotic Resistance Africa Node (RAN), Annual Conference to be held on September 18th and 19th 2017, at the Maanzoni Lodge in Machakos County, Kenya. The conference will bring together AMR Champions from 15 African countries, AMR Focal Persons, NGOs, Civil Society, EPN members, academia and international organizations working on AMR. The conference is designed to provide round table discussions on the theme, ‘Moving beyond the AMR National Action Plan: development to implementation.’ The conference will,

  • Provide an opportunity for engagement and sharing updates on the progress of NAP development and how countries (African countries) are      approaching costing of the NAPs, prioritization, and implementation.
  • Discuss challenges experienced, lessons learned and how the One Health Approach will be actualized through the interventions.
  • Explore collaborations, involvement and roles of Civil Society Organizations, NGOs, and Faith-Based Organizations among others in moving the    global AMR agenda forward.
  • Discuss effective approaches to raising awareness, AMR Stewardship Programs at the country level that will lead to behavioral changes that are sustainable from previous campaigns.

These will be approached through the lens of the AMR Global Action Plan.

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