USAID MTaPS at the Global Health Security Conference 2024

June 5, 2024

When: June 18-21, 2024
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USAID MTaPS is presenting its results and experience in building capacities to contain antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as part of its Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) work at the Global Health Security 2024 Conference from June 18–21 in Sydney, Australia. MTaPS works with 13 countries guided by evidence-based international tools, including WHO’s Joint External Evaluation (JEE) framework and the 2019 Benchmarks for IHR Capacities, to build their national capacities for multisectoral coordination, infection prevention and control, and antimicrobial stewardship. Read more about our work, featured in the White House Global Health Security 2021 annual report and 2022 annual report.


Skills building workshop

Combatting AMR in resource-constrained settings

Tuesday, June 18
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Room C4.8
Facilitator: Niranjan Konduri: MTaPS Deputy Technical Director
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Oral presentations

WASH & Health Security

Improving infection prevention and control and hand hygiene using Continuous Quality Improvement in Uganda

Wednesday, June 19
10:45 am – 11:45 am – Room C3.4
Speaker: Hassan Kasujja, MTaPS Technical Advisor

Addressing the AMR Challenge 1

Building functional multisectoral coordination to fight AMR: Experiences from 13 countries

Thursday, June 20
11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Room C3.2
Speaker: Fozo Alombah, MTaPS Principal Technical Advisor

Addressing the AMR Challenge 2

Advancing subnational level multisectoral coordination in Kenya for the containment of AMR

Thursday, June 20
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Room C3.2
Speaker: Nkatha Gitonga, MTaPS Senior Technical Advisor

Poster presentations

Implementation of AMS in resource-constrained settings: Perspectives from Kenya

Thursday, June 20
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Presenter: Nkatha Gitonga, Poster P9

Antimicrobial consumption surveillance in Uganda: Results from an analysis of national import data for the human health sector, 2018– 2021

Thursday, June 20
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Presenter: Marion Anne Murungi, Poster P66

Global Health Security Agenda action package on antimicrobial resistance: A One Health implementation approach in Uganda

Thursday, June 20
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Presenter: Reuben Kiggundu, Poster P64
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