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Antimicrobials are needed to ensure food security, but they need to be used responsibly, an FAO official says.
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.
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