CIPARS: A One-Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

Authors

  • Anne Deckert
  • Agnes Agunos
  • Brent Avery
  • Carolee Carson
  • Danielle Daignault
  • Rita Finley
  • Sheryl Gow
  • David Léger
  • Michael Mulvey
  • Jane Parmley
  • Richard Reid-Smith
  • Rebecca Irwin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5734

Abstract

The objective of the Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS) is to provide a unified approach to monitor national trends in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) in humans and animals and to facilitate the assessment of the public health impact of antimicrobial use. CIPARS is a combination of passive and active surveillance that is coordinated by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) but is based on extensive collaborations. Stakeholder engagement has led to action based on surveillance results. This One-Health approach provides a holistic understanding of AMR in Canada and enables the evaluation of interventions.

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Published

2015-02-26

How to Cite

Deckert, A., Agunos, A., Avery, B., Carson, C., Daignault, D., Finley, R., Gow, S., Léger D., Mulvey, M., Parmley, J., Reid-Smith, R., & Irwin, R. (2015). CIPARS: A One-Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5734

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