India's Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance & Research Initiative


  • the Research Council of Norway

    During the visit of Hon’ble President Pranab Mukherjee to Norway in October, 2014 an MoU for co-operation between Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) was signed by India Ambassador to Norway Norman Anil Kumar Browne and Arvid Hallen, Director General of RCN. This cooperation seeks to establish a health research relationship for encouraging research in a range of health-related areas of mutual interest, including human vaccines, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. The agreement shall promote direct cooperation within the field being organized through joint calls and funding for research proposals/projects as well as facilitating exchange of scientists and scientific information.


    • Surveillance systems for antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in humans and/or animal population
    • Design, implementation and evaluation of antibiotic stewardship programs including intervention studies to promote infection control and clinical practice guidelines in hospitals, primary care and veterinary medicine
    • Novel strategies for diagnosis and treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistance bacteria
    • Ecological, evolutionary and molecular properties of antimicrobial resistance

    September 2013 Workshop report:


    November 10th-11th, 2016 Indo-Norway Workshop on AMR: Workshop report

    INDONOR Call for proposals under IndoNorwegian Co-operation on AMR: Brief of selected projects

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