AMR

Antimicrobial resistance putting sustainable development at risk – drivers, impacts, solutions

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Uncontrolled production and excessive use of antibiotics have significantly promoted the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which has evolved into a global health risk during the past decades.

Antimicrobial Use in Livestock in Low-Income Countries

This policy brief identifies and explains the main reasons behind the rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) associated with improper use of antibiotics in the livestock sector. Focusing on the low- and middle- income country setting, this brief provides recommendations for a deliberated policy strategy aimed to prevent healthcare crisis that could happen as a result of AMR.

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The environmental dimensions of antibiotic resistance

Presented by Joakim Larsson at the Seminar "Antimicrobial resistance; linkages between humans, livestock and water in periurban areas", as part of the World Water Week, 29th August 2016.