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NameAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI)
Websitehttps://www.gov.uk/government/policy-advisory-groups/advisory-committee-on-antimicrobial-resistance-and-healthcare-associated-infection
DescriptionThe Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) provides practical and scientific advice to the government on minimising the risk of healthcare associated infections.
ARAHI’s role is to advise government on:
current and emerging problems or trends in healthcare associated infections, antimicrobial resistance and prescribing so that these may be addressed in a timely fashion
surveillance needs and priorities in key areas of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance and prescribing in the UK and as part of wider international networks
long-term measures necessary to minimise the incidence of healthcare associated infections, antimicrobial resistance and infections associated with antimicrobial use
important priority areas within the fields of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance and prescribing practice that require further research
Date of Last Review06/25/2013