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EU financial watchdog criticises lack of progress in tackling antimicrobial resistance

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 18 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6577
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

The European Union’s strategy to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has failed to deliver significant results, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors.

In a report,1 published on 15 November, the auditors conclude that despite EU assistance to national authorities, there was “little evidence to date that the health burden of AMR has been reduced in the European Union.” …

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