ECDC, EFSA and EMA Publish Harmonised AMR Indicators

The European Centre for Disease Control, European Food Safety Agency and European Medicines Agency have published harmonised outcome indicators to assist EU member states in assessing their progress in reducing the use of antimicrobials and antimicrobials resistance (AMR).

In humans, indicators include total consumption and the ratio of community consumption of certain classes of broad-spectrum to narrow-spectrum antimicrobials and consumption of selected broad-spectrum antimicrobials used in healthcare settings.

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