GLG-ESCMID AMR Meeting
Photos: Thomas Ecke, Andrea Sorrento, Steen Enemark
ESCMID is pleased to host this high-level ECCMID affiliated event in partnership with the Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (GLG). We welcome you all to join us on 14 April 2023 from 15:00 to 20:00 CEST in the Bella Center in Hall A. The event wil also be live-streamed on the ESCMID Facebook and YouTube channels.
This high-level event will provide a forum in which policymakers and distinguished scientists are able to engage on key AMR issues and forge partnerships between science and policy. This session is intended to strengthen the links between research, policy and practice to generate sustainable solutions and a broader research agenda to address the pressing needs of AMR across all sectors.
We are happy to announce that H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth, Crown Princess of Denmark will deliver the Keynote in conjunction with H.E. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados and Chair of the GLG, H.E. Sophie Løhde, Minister of the Interior and Health of Denmark and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) causes 1.3 million deaths and contributes to 5 million deaths every year. By 2030, AMR could force 24 million people into extreme poverty. The drivers of AMR are multifaceted. New and affordable diagnostic testing, disease-prediction tools, vaccines, and non-antimicrobial alternatives do not exist. Research will be needed to help identify the best possible interventions, solutions and approaches in a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral manner. Financial and political commitment, as well as scientific interest, through engagement of governments, private sector, and civil society are crucial. The Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (GLG) is comprised of world leaders and experts from across sectors, committed to accelerating political action on AMR based on a One Health approach.
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Registration for this event is only necessary for ONSITE attendance.
Registration for ONLINE attendance is not required as the event will be broadcast live on
the ESCMID YouTube channel and ESCMID Facebook page.
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