Introducing the WHO Antibiotics Categorization in Tanzania

Published : March 20, 2024

Controlling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is especially difficult in low- and middle-income countries, where antibiotics are more likely to be dispensed without prescription and the lab resources to test for drug susceptibility are more limited. This brief describes MTaPS’ support for Tanzania in introducing and implementing the WHO-recommended Access, Watch, and Reserve (AWaRe) categorization of antibiotics to achieve more rational antibiotic use in the country’s health facilities.

Resource Type: Technical Briefs
Geography: Tanzania