A major focus of the government's national health policy is AMR: Bharati Pravin Pawar, MoS

Indian government has taken several steps to combat AMR holistically . The Food Safety Standards Authority of India controls food quality .

New Delhi (India), November 25, 2017: Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, the Indian Minister of Health, announced on Friday that Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) has been identified as a top priority in its National Health Policy, 2017 by the Indian government, and that it has taken several steps to combat AMR holistically.On Friday, Pawar delivered Indias national statement on combating Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) at the Third Global High-Level Ministerial Conference on Antim According to her, we have launched a series of steps to develop tools to combat AMR holistically.She also stressed that Indias example of prioritizing the development and implementation of State Action Plans for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance across sectors at this cutting-edge level was confirmed by the ministers of the concerned ministries at the unveiling of NAP-AMR, promising their wholehearted support in AMR containment, she said.The National Action Plan for containment of AMR was officially announced on April 19, 2017, and it supports cross-country collaboration at the national, national, and international levels.

AMR is being monitored by the Indian Network for Fisheries and Animal Antimicrobial Resistance in the animal industry.Communicate at the local, national, and sub-national levels to address AMR's growth challenge as a unit, in keeping with the slogan of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam One Earth, One Family, One Future for India's upcoming G20 presidency, she said.

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