Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Forum

Connecting and communicating excellence in antimicrobial resistance research and translation in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Forum showcases and connects partners who are interested in Antimicrobial Resistance in and around Edinburgh to foster innovative multi-disciplinary research and collaboration.

Background

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is increasingly recognised as one of the greatest threats to global healthcare with substantial societal and economic impact evidenced by reports and action plans published by major national and international bodies, like e.g. the WHO Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014 . As examples to tackle AMR, UK launched the O’Neill commission, the US  launched a  National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in 2014 and India published the Chennai Declaration: A roadmap to tackle the challenge of antimicrobial resistance.

Support

Edinburgh AMR Forum is supported at the University of Edinburgh by the Academic Network Fund and by

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