World Antibiotics Awareness Week

Today is the kick-off of World Antibiotics Awareness Week (WAAW). On that occasion, we stress the need for more collaboration in the field of antimicrobial resistance to tackle its ever-growing threat. AMR-Global is a Dutch public private partnership that aims to collaborate at a global scale to tackle AMR through different facets, ranging from better […]

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4th AMR-Global Partnership meeting

AMR-Global held their 4th partnership meeting on 17 September 2020 where 45 participants joined in discussion and debate. Due to the covid pandemic restrictions, the meeting was entirely virtual. In addition to updating participants on AMR-Global activities, the meeting was also used to promote collaboration within the partnership and make actionable plans for the future. […]

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AMR-Global partnership with CCAMP in India to tackle biggest global health threats: antimicrobial resistance

New Delhi- Oct 16th 2019. A new partnership will leverage collective expertise to impact antimicrobial resistance around the world. A letter of intent between the Dutch consortium AMR-Global and C-CAMP (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms) in India, was signed this week, marking a formal collaboration between the two groups. This was done during a […]

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Dutch AMR-Global and C-CAMP from India will sign a memorandum of understanding to join forces to fight antimicrobial resistance

A intent to collaborate agreement will be signed between C-CAMP (India) and AMR-Global (the Netherlands) next week during the India-Netherlands Technology Summit 2019. The summit is a celebration of the best in technology and scientific research across key areas. The India-Netherlands Tech Summit 2019 will be held at JW Marriot, Aerocityin New Delhi on 15& […]

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AMR-specific indicator proposed for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals

In a public consultation, the Inter-agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals indicators (IAEG-SDG) proposed an Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR)-specific indicator. This is the first suggested AMR-specific indicator among potential changes to the metrics tracking progress on the United Nations’ SDGs. The World Health Organization-proposed indicator on AMR is among the potential changes to Goal 3 (Good […]

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Call to Action for awareness on AMR

The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development is one of the organizations that signed the Call to Action for awareness on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the Netherlands on June 20. Prof. Constance Schultsz, Academic Staff at AIGHD, was part of the announcement, which occurred during a side event of the ministerial AMR conference in […]

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New reimbursement models in the US and UK could spur the halted development of products to fight the global AMR crisis

Over last few years, raising funds for AMR product development has been problematic for companies working on products to fight AMR. Funding prospects have been especially cumbersome for antibiotic development, as these are generally less profitable than drugs used to treat chronic diseases; for example, the net present value of drugs used in oncology is […]

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