About

The Antibiotic Resistance Coalition (ARC) consists of civil society organizations and stakeholders from six continents working in the health, agriculture, consumer and development sectors. It advocates for policy change and action to prevent the post-antibiotic era from becoming a bleak reality.
Established in May 2014, the Coalition resulted from a series of discussions and meetings organized by the following steering group members:
  • Anthony So (ReAct / IDEA (Innovation+Design Enabling Access) Initiative at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
  • Niclas Hällström (What Next Forum)
  • Yoke Ling Chee (Third World Network)
  • Tim Reed (Health Action International)
  • Peter Maybarduk (Public Citizen)
  • Eva Ombaka (formerly of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network/Health Action International)
  • David Wallinga (formerly of Healthy Food Action, now at Natural Resources Defense Council)
Original Signatories of the Declaration on Antibiotic Resistance:
  • Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics
  • Center for Science and Environment
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • Consumers International
  • Duke University Program on Global Health and Technology Access**
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust
  • IFARMA Foundation
  • Initiative for Health & Equity in Society
  • Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Health Action International
  • Health Care Without Harm
  • Healthy Food Action**
  • Keep Antibiotics Working
  • People’s Health Movement
  • Public Citizen
  • ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance
  • South Centre
  • Sustainable Food Trust
  • Third World Network
  • Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
  • What Next Forum

** These programs or organizations no longer exist.

Additional signatories:
  • American Medical Student Association
  • MedAct
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • US Public Interest Research Group
  • Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network
  • Society for International Development
  • Consumers’ Association of Penang
  • Sahabat Alam Malaysia (Friends of the Earth Malaysia)

Press release from South Centre on new members joining ARC (February 3, 2017).

Please direct inquiries to Virginie Marchand of the ReAct Strategic Policy Program at <vmarcha1@jhu.edu>.
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