Stock-take of Progress on Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Northern Ireland 2012-2017

Date published: 30 April 2018

The Northern Ireland Strategy for Tackling AMR (STAR) was published in 2012, and had a five year duration. STAR concerned human health only.


Five key areas for action were identified:

  •  Antimicrobial stewardship
  •  Monitoring antimicrobial usage and surveillance of resistance
  •  Professional education and practice
  •  Research and development
  •  Patient and public engagement and information
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