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

  •   15 May 2021

    On-Site Genomic Epidemiological Analysis of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria in Cambodia With Portable Laboratory Equipment

    The rapid emergence of carbapenemase-producing gram-negative bacteria (CPGNB) is a global threat due to the high mortality of infection and limited treatment options.

  •   15 May 2021

    Using Weibo and WeChat social media channels to assess public awareness and practices related to antimicrobial resistance, China, 2019

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global healthcare problem, including in China where high rates of resistance to common bacterial infections have been documented.

  •   15 May 2021

    Disease burden of bloodstream infections caused by antimicrobial-resistant bacteria: a population-level study—Japan, 2015-2018

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health problem. However, quantitative evaluation of its disease burden is challenging.


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