Netherlands: Long-term approach to antimicrobial resistance

Published May 27, 2024

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The Netherlands has launched a National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2024-2030, a collaborative effort by health, agriculture, and infrastructure ministries. The plan aims to address the impact of antimicrobial resistance on public health, water conditions, animal, and plant health. It will extend its focus from antibiotics to all antimicrobials and will concentrate on international cooperation, environmental impact, and plant health. The action plan includes 104 actions over the next six years, including a four-year collaboration with European countries on a major "One Health" project.
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The National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2024-2030 is a joint effort of the Ministries of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS), Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW), because antimicrobial resistance affects not only public health, but also water conditions and the health of animals and crops. The plan builds on current policy and places special emphasis on three new themes: strengthening cooperation between countries; extending the scope from antibiotics to antimicrobials (which means that, in addition to bacteria and viruses, fungi and yeasts are also included in the approach); greater attention to plant health and the environment. The action plan aims to counter the long-term negative effects of resistant microorganisms on humans, animals and plants in the Netherlands and internationally. 104 actions are planned for the next six years. ...
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