EIN Newsdesk & EIN Presswire (a press release distribution service) – October 6, 2018 Readout of [U.S.] Secretary Azar’s Meetings at the G20 Health Ministerial Meeting Today, [U.S.] Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar attended the G20 Health Ministerial Meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Secretary Azar delivered the following remarks at the plenary session on antimicrobial resistance (AMR): Read complete press release at:  “...The United States is committed to engaging on the issue of antimicrobial resistance, and considers it a top priority for global health engagement and hope G20 countries will continue to advocate for high level focus on AMR at the World Health Organization and other One Health multilateral organizations. ...”  “…A One Health approach to AMR that incorporates this work is important. It helps us to gain a better understanding of where and how resistance arises and to better confront the transfer of resistance across human health, agriculture, and environment sectors….In the human health sector, we are undertaking initiatives to better educate providers and patients on the prudent uses of antibiotics and to encourage more in-depth consideration of how and when to use antibiotics in hospital settings…”  “...In the afternoon, Secretary Azar participated in the One Health AMR Simulation Exercise. The purpose of this targeted exercise was to raise awareness and understanding of the key challenges raised by AMR across a variety of sectors. ...”