Drug resistance

1st Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on antimicrobial resistance (STAG-AMR) meeting

Date: 19-20 September 2013
Place: Geneva, Switzerland

The Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on AMR (STAG–AMR) is the principal technical advisory group to WHO on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

The STAG–AMR held its first meeting on 19 and 20 September 2013, at WHO’s Headquarters in Geneva. Chaired by Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer of the United Kingdom, the meeting brought together members of the STAG–AMR, technical teams from each of the WHO regions and observers and representatives from a wide range of partner organizations.

The purpose of the STAG–AMR is to advise the WHO Director-General on:

  • WHO's strategic plan and priority activities to tackle AMR
  • The major issues and challenges to be addressed by WHO with respect to achieving the strategic goals for AMR;
  • The engagement of partners and outreach efforts to tackle AMR.

Meeting information and documentation