Interagency Coordination Group (IACG)
Major Outcomes of the 2019 World Health Assembly
By Mirza Alas and Nirmalya Syam
This policy brief provides an overview of the outcomes of selected agenda items that were discussed at the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) of the World Health Organization (WHO), held from 21 to 26 May 2019 in Geneva. These items reflect some of the health priorities of developing countries.
Considerations for the Effective Implementation of National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance
By Mirza Alas and Viviana Muñoz Tellez
Effective design and implementation of national action plans (NAPs) is critical for the response to the growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This policy brief describes the messages that the South Centre has transmitted to the United Nations Inter-Agency Coordination Group (IACG) on AMR in the context of its public consultation, towards shaping its recommendations that will be submitted to the United Nations Secretary-General in the second half of 2019.
Title: Consultations with the United Nations Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG) Subgroup 4 on Innovation and Access
Date: 8 May 2018
Venue: The South Centre, Geneva
Organizers: The South Centre, Third World Network and ReAct
This update provides a snapshot of the activities of the Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property Programme during the month of May 2018.
The Value Added of the United Nations General Assembly High–Level Political Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance
In September 2016, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York held a dedicated meeting to muster strong political commitment for an effective global response to the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). As a result, a High-Level Political Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance was adopted.