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Table 1 Key components of national action plans as defined in the 2016 WHO manual for developing AMR national action plans [22]

From: Assessment of the inclusion of vaccination as an intervention to reduce antimicrobial resistance in AMR national action plans: a global review


WHO key components of national action plans


Strategic plan

- Goals and objectives to control AMR

- Priority areas and interventions


Operational plan

- Activities and sub-activities, implementation arrangements, timetable, responsible entities

- Detailed budgeting and costing, source of funding (for each activity)


Monitoring and Evaluation plan

- Performance indicators of achievement (for the objectives and activities)

- Targets and timelines

- Data collection and reporting methods