Clean Environment

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

  •   24 May 2022

    Report: WHO Strategic Priorities on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Preserving antimicrobials for today and tomorrow

  •   23 May 2022

    Antimicrobial resistance in Antarctica: is it still a pristine environment?

    Although traditionally viewed as a relatively pristine environment, antibiotic-resistant genes and antibiotic-resistant determinants were found in studies all across the continent.

  •   19 May 2022

    Heavy metal pollution can increase antibiotic resistance in rivers

    Scientists have shown that elevated heavy metal levels in rivers can lead to higher levels of antibiotic resistance.


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