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Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.
Of nations surveyed, 60% have developed a national action plan and 33% are working on one.
Also, the FAO, WHO, and OIE agree to strengthen their collaboration on antimicrobial resistance.
Over 90% of the world's population live in a nation that has created or is working on an action plan.
UN agencies and member states have the difficult task of turning commitments into action.
The UN declaration, however, did not set any targets for reduced use of antibiotics in humans and animals.
The use of antimicrobials in livestock tops 60,000 metric tons a year.
A primary focus is on strengthening the regulation of veterinary medicines.
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