1. WE, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, on the occasion of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines on 13 November 2017, have come together to jointly cooperate in combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through a multisectoral and multidisciplinary approach within the framework of “One Health”;

2. RECOGNIZING the Global Action Plan on AMR adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) Member States at the 68th World Health Assembly in May 2015, which was developed in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and served as the basis for the political declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Antimicrobial Resistance agreed by all United Nations (UN) Member States on 21 September 2016 during the UN General Assembly;

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