5.7 Controlling water-borne transmission of AMR

In countries with poor water sanitation systems, water is an important pathway for transmission of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella organisms in addition to the food chain and direct transmission (Afema et al., 2016).

In these countries, the environment sector can contribute to controlling the spread of Salmonella organisms by improving the management of waterways to reduce the contamination of freshwater with untreated sewage.

5.6 Use of antimicrobials in humans

6 Leading the fight against AMR at the global level: the Tripartite