Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop

Caribbean Public Health Agency and Public Health England (PHE)

Commonwealth Laboratory Twinning Workshop: Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance in the Caribbean

December 9-10, 2014

Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

 

Workshop Agenda

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 Workshop Objectives:    

  • To raise awareness of AMR and strengthen liaison and coordination with key stakeholders in the Caribbean;
  • To determine opportunities to build and strengthen networks;
  • To build a shared understanding of the AMR situation in the Caribbean and the opportunities for mitigating and overcoming the broad based threats and challenges of AMR;
  • To identify the initial key steps required to strengthen public health microbiology laboratories, laboratory based data quality, surveillance capacity, epidemiological expertise, prevention and control of health care associated infections, and antimicrobial stewardship;
  • To develop a practical roadmap for implementation and coordination of activities to combat AMR in the Caribbean.