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Putting the Pieces Together: A National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Stewardship

Roadmap for improving antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in Canada and lays out a series of 10 areas for a national Action Plan on antimicrobial stewardship that focuses on AMS in the human health context, while recognizing the importance of action in agriculture and animal health as part of a “One Health” approach to AMS.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 279

A Provincial Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: Successes and Challenges in Alberta

Worldwide, antimicrobial resistance has emerged as a serious public health threat. Preserving the ability to use antimicrobials effectively for the future will require far-reaching responses. In this case study, we describe the processes and structures put in place by Alberta Health Services (AHS) to support and maintain coordinated antimicrobial stewardship programs in the province.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 316

Glossary of Terms: Antimicrobial Resistance

The authors conducted a review of peer-review literature and analyzed terminology usage. The intent of this document is to provide public health practitioners and policy makers across disciplines with a lexicon that can lead to consensus.

Published: 2016

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Project No. 268

The Role of Human Health and Animal Health in Antimicrobial Resistance

Knowledge of the various contexts in which antimicrobials are used, such as human health, animal health, and agriculture, is required to get a complete picture of what is causing this unprecedented acceleration of resistance and what can be done to reverse it.

Published: 2016

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Project No. 269

Canadian Roundtable on Antimicrobial Stewardship: Meeting Report

Report from June 2016 roundtable gathering over 50 experts, key influencers and stakeholders in the fields of antimicrobial stewardship and resistance to begin developing a Canadian multi-sectoral Antimicrobial Stewardship Action Plan, spanning hospital, long-term care and community settings.

Published: 2016

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Project No. 272

Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Utilization in Canada

This report assesses the current status of antimicrobial or antibiotic use in Canada. It also describes leading national and multinational programs from around the world.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 176

Strategies for Preventing and Mitigating Influenza in Canada through the One Health Approach: Workshop Proceedings

 

Published: 2011

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Community-Acquired Antimicrobial Resistance: Consultation Notes

Published: 2010

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