May 16, 2018: The May public meeting focused on the topic of antibiotic stewardship for animal and plant health.
March 2, 2018: The March 2, 2018, public meeting was held via teleconference. The focus of the two hour call was for the PACCARB to deliberate and vote on two resolution letters drafted by the Immediate Action Subcommittee.
January 24, 2018: The January 24th public meeting has been canceled.
September 13-14, 2017: The first day of the public meeting, September 13, 2017, was dedicated to the topic of Stewardship of Antibiotic Prescription and Use. The three working groups on Incentives for Diagnostics, Therapeutics/Anti-Infectives, and Vaccines, reported their final findings to the full Advisory Council for deliberation on the second day of the public meeting, September 14, 2017, and the Advisory Council deliberated and voted on the final report presented. Additionally, federal agencies provided updates on their achievements as stipulated in the goals with corresponding objectives and milestones of the National Action Plan on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria.
May 3-4, 2017: The May public meeting was dedicated to the topic of infection prevention and control for animal health. Additionally, the three working groups on Incentives for Diagnostics, Therapeutics/Anti-Infectives, and Vaccines, reported their preliminary findings to the full Advisory Council for deliberation; no vote was held.
January 25, 2017: The January public meeting was dedicated to presentations from non-federal stakeholders surrounding the topic area of antibiotic-resistant infection prevention and control for human health, including best practices, implementation, and workforce and education.
September 19, 2016: The September public meeting was dedicated to the topics of infection prevention and control, stewardship of antibiotic use, and innovative approaches to controlling resistance for both human and animal health, from the perspectives of both federal and non-federal subject matter experts.
June 21-22, 2016: The June public meeting was dedicated to presentations from federal and non-federal stakeholders surrounding topic areas related to incentives for the development of vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics. The topic of the environment and its intersection with antibiotic-resistance was also discussed.
March 30-31, 2016: The March public meeting was dedicated to discussion of the draft report developed by the Advisory Council’s working groups, entitled, Initial Assessments of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria; the Advisory Council then deliberated and voted to approve the recommendations in the report. The topic of One Health and its role in combating antibiotic-resistance was also discussed by both federal and non-federal stakeholders.
September 29, 2015: The inaugural public meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Advisory Council) was held. Presentations were given by Secretary Burwell, leadership from USDA and DOD, and Dr. John Holdren, Director, OSTP. Agencies also provided their updates relative to objectives and milestones in the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria.