Effective Surveillance

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 Officers at authorities, ministries, international organisations and NGO’s who wish to prevent the further global spreading of Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities. 

AMR Insights is for:

  • Senior officials and (top) civil servants at national authorities
  • Policy Officers at Ministries
  • Civil servants at regional authorities
  • Senior officials at international organizations
  • Senior officials at NGO’s

Latest Topics

  •   11 November 2019

    Iraq: caring for patients with unhealed wounds

    The day Saad’s life changed forever started like any other. The 46-year-old man was beginning his day in Mosul, Iraq, where his family has lived for generations.

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  •   09 November 2019

    Antimicrobial Resistance Germany 2019

    Innovate UK Global Expert Mission

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  •   08 November 2019

    Experts take on superbugs at national forum

    World experts have gathered at The University of Queensland’s National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Forum to discuss strategies to combat drug-resistant ‘superbugs’ and control antibiotic use.

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