The Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership works in four countries to develop actionable policy proposals to combat antibiotic resistance.
Phase 1 Countries
GARP-India beganin 2009, and continues under the leadership of Professor NK Ganguly, formerdirector of the Indian Council of Medical Research. India led in the October 2011 1st Global Forum on Bacterial Infections[HG1] ,held in New Delhi and crowning GARP phase 1. Learn more>>
GARP-Kenyaconstituted the first GARP working group, in 2009. It operates under thecontinued chairmanship Dr. Samuel Kariuki, a principal researcher inmicrobiology at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). Dr. Linus Ndegwa,Program Manager for Infection Control at the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention-KEMRI, is the vice-chair. Learn more>>
GARP-South Africawas organized in 2010, led by chairman Professor Adriano Dus of theUniversity of Witwatersrand and vice-chair Dr. Olga Perovic of the NationalInstitute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service. Learn more>>
GARP-Vietnam beganwork in 2009 within the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) inHanoi, where it has continued to be housed. Dr. Nguyen van Kinh, Director of the National Hospital of TropicalDiseases, chairs the working group. Learn more>> (vi?t ngn ng?>>)
Phase 2 Countries
GARP-Mozambiquebegan in 2012, under the chairmanship of Dr. Betuel Sigaque of the ManhiaHealth Research Centre, with vice-chair Dr. Esperana Sevene of Eduardo Mondlane Universityand the Manhia Health Research Centre. Learn more>>
GARP-Nepal wasorganized in 2013 at the Nepal Public Health Foundation. Dr. Buddha Basnyat, Patan Hospital, chairsthe working group, and the vice-chair is Professor Paras Pokharel of the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. Learn more>>
GARP-Tanzania beganwork in 2012. Dr. Said Aboud, ofMuhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences chair the working group, andProfessor Robinson Mdegela, of Sokoine University of Agriculture, is vicechair. Learn more>>
GARP-Uganda willbe the final country to join the partnership, in 2014.