Kids and Carers

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 Children and their Carers who wish to know more on Antimicrobial resistance, aim to set up child-oriented activities to increase the awareness on AMR or otherwise will be involved in preventing Antimicrobial resistance in children, AMR Insights offers selected, global information on activities, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities.

AMR Insights is for:

  • Children
  • Carers and parents
  • Teachers 
  • Organizers of AMR events for children
  • Pediatricians

Latest Topics

  •   28 April 2021

    Childhood respiratory outpatient visits correlate with socioeconomic status and drive geographic patterns in antibiotic prescribing

    Reducing geographic disparities in antibiotic prescribing is a central public health priority to combat antibiotic resistance, but the drivers of this variation have been unclear.

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  •   24 March 2021

    Poultry Ownership and Genetic Antibiotic Resistance Determinants in the Gut of Preschool Children

    Zoonotic transmission is likely a pathway for antibiotic resistance.

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  •   01 February 2021

    Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from cerebrospinal fluid among children with bacterial meningitis in China from 2016 to 2018: a multicenter retrospective study

    Pediatric bacterial meningitis (PBM) remains a devastating disease that causes substantial neurological morbidity and mortality worldwide.

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