AMR: The Urgent Threat of Drug-Resistant Infections

A UNICEF Guidance Note on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)


This technical note reflects UNICEF’s response to the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to child survival, growth and development. It identifies UNICEF’s AMR-specific and AMR-sensitive actions in reducing infections, promoting access to and optimal use of antimicrobials, and increasing awareness and understanding. This document is intended to inform UNICEF’s AMR-related internal initiatives, programming and activities, as well as external engagements with governments and other stakeholders.

Published on 14 August 2023

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