Foodborne Disease Surveillance

2nd meeting of the WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (WHO-AGISAR), 5-7 June 2010

The 2nd Meeting of the WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (WHO-AGISAR) was held in Guelph, Canada, 5-7 June 2010.

This meeting was in follow-up to the 1st WHO-AGISAR meeting held in Copenhagen in June 2009. The overall objectives of this meeting were to:

  • Review ongoing regional/national initiatives on antimicrobial usage monitoring and integrated surveillance of antimicrobial resistance.
  • Discuss WHO-AGISAR's role in promoting global harmonization of antimicrobial usage monitoring and antimicrobial resistance (building on the above mentioned initiatives).
  • Define future work plans for the four WHO-AGISAR working subcommittees (Usage monitoring; AMR surveillance subcommittee; Capacity building, country pilot study and focused projects; Software development and data management)
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