The Commonwealth Government Response to the Report of the Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance (JETACAR)
This document constitutes a joint response to the JETACAR report by the Australian Goverment Departments of Health and Aged Care and Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia.
In this section:
- Occasional papers series
- Plasma Fractionation Review
- Public Health Outcome Funding Agreements (PHOFAs)
- Regulatory Plan 2007-08
- Regulatory Plan 2008-09
- Regulatory Plan 2006-07
- PHERP Review Reports
- A National Aboriginal Health Strategy 1989
- 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies and Strategic Research
- 2006 Aged Care Homes Survey
Published by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care and the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
This document highlights the need for a coordinated and balanced approach to better manage the use of antibiotics in humans and food producing animals. The report's recommendations are supported by recent calls by the WHO to reduce world consumption of antibiotics. The document provides terms of reference for a new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Expert Advisory Committee to assist in developing the management program.
The Commonwealth Government Response to the Report of the Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance (JETACAR) (PDF 136 KB)
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