The Scourge Of Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR) In Rural Africa
Almost the entire of rural Africa falls with the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) bracket. It then follows that this demographic is subject to economic and public health disparities that continue to bedevil marginalized economies. Not least is the scourge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), whose exact extend remains mostly approximate, thus necessitating a robust investment in AMR Surveillance systems and other interventions that can inform on the same.
And the Covid19 pandemic has made things worse, with the gains made in fostering public health access in rural areas of Africa at grave risk. The Economic Commission for Africa(ECA) report on the Covid19 pandemic estimates that close to 27 million Africans, mostly from rural Africa, will be pushed into abject poverty(UNECA, 2020). This simply means that the same people are going to be at risk from public health threats, including AMR.
Global Ambassador Network
Welcome at the AMR Insights Ambassador Network!
The AMR Insights Ambassador Network is a growing, distinctive group of professionals who stand out for their commitment, willingness to cooperate and open attitude to combat Antimicrobial resistance (AMR).