The World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of WHO, held the 67th session on 19–24 May 2014. It was attended by delegations from all WHO Member States including Ghana. AMR was on agenda as prepared by the Executive Board.
In view of the current developments in Ghana on AMR, Ghana made the following statement at the 67th WHA.
Mr. Chairman, Ghana has the honour to make this statement on behalf of the 47 Member States of the AFRO Region. We would like to commend the Secretariat for the report before us as well as the timely release of the Global Report on Surveillance. Antimicrobial medicines have significantly reduced mortality from infectious diseases over the years.