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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

AMR develops when bacteria, fungi or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections may persist. In addition, medical interventions including surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell therapy may become impossible.
AMR is considered the biggest global threat of Health and Food Safety.

AMR Insights:

For Environmental experts, officials and other professionals who wish to prevent the further spreading of Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities.

AMR Insights is for:

  • Environmental Researchers at universities and research institutes
  • Environmental Experts at research and consultancy firms
  • Labtechnicians at environmental quality laboratories
  • Senior officials at national authorities and regulatory authorities staff
  • Environmental Experts at drinking water, sewage and soil remediation companies

Latest Topics

  •   13 May 2021

    Herbicides and their impact on antimicrobial resistance in the context of food and food safety

    Agrochemicals and pesticides as indirect actuators of antimicrobial resistance.

  •   06 May 2021

    Microplastics and antibiotic resistance

    See the link to Healthcare Hygiene magazine

  •   05 May 2021

    IIT Madras and U.K. Researchers Develop Paper-based Sensor to detect Antimicrobial Resistance triggering Pollutants

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras and United Kingdom Researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can detect antimicrobial pollutants, which induce antimicrobial resistance in water bodies.


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