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Strategies and Plans

National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

This strategy and accompanying executive order provide goals and direction to help the nation contain the spread of resistant bacterial strains, manage existing antibiotics to preserve their effectiveness, and help ensure a steady pipeline of new, effective antibiotics and diagnostics.

Learn more about the National Strategy.

National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

This comprehensive plan identifies critical actions to be taken by key federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Learn more about the National Action Plan [63 pages].

Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

This plan is a blueprint for specific, coordinated, federal actions to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance in the United States. It was developed by the Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (ITFAR).

Learn more about the Public Health Action Plan.