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Table. 3 Information on stakeholder institutions/organization

From: Stakeholders’ perspectives on training over the counter medicine sellers and Community-based Health Planning and Services facilities to dispense antibiotics in Ghana

The Ministry of Health formulates health policies, sets standards for the delivery of health care and provides strategic direction for health delivery services in Ghana [26]. Ghana health service is responsible for the implementation of national health policies. It provides health service with special emphasis on primary health care at regional, district and sub-district levels in accordance with national policies [35]. The pharmacy council is a statutory regulatory body responsible for securing the highest standards in the practice of pharmacy in the country [36]. Food and drugs authority is responsible for protecting public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, food, biological products, cosmetics, medical devices, household chemical substances, tobacco and the conduct of clinical trials in Ghana [37]. The Over the counter medicine sellers association with branches in the districts and regions coordinates the activities of chemical sellers across GhanaThe AMR working group is a platform created by the Ministry of Health to develop AMR policy for Ghana to address all AMR-related issues from a “One health” approach [38]. The AMR Platform is a multi-sectorial working group including representatives from human, animal (livestock, fish, poultry, etc.), plant and the environment. Representatives of institutions and agencies represented on the Ghana AMR platform include Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Food and Drug Authority, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ministry of environment science technology and innovation, University of Ghana (Department of Microbiology and Department of Veterinary medicine), etc