6th AMR Conference

The Global AMR R&D Hub attended the 6th AMR Conference in Basel, Switzerland, held on the 7th and 8th of April. The Hub was part of the organisation of two conference sessions, details of which are below:

Impact of pull incentives on the R&D portfolio: Current status & perspectives


  • Kevin Outterson, Professor of Law & N. Neal Pike Scholar in Health and Disability Law, Boston University & Executive Director, CARB-X


  • Lesley Ogilvie, Global AMR R&D Hub
  • Colm Leonard, NICE
  • Peter Beyer, WHO
  • Jean-Baptiste Perrin, European Commission
  • David Ridley, Duke Margolis

Focus on One Health


  • Lesley Ogilvie, Global AMR R&D Hub


  • Tine Rikke Jorgenson, WHO
  • Jomana Musmar,  PACCARB
  • Ghada Zoubiane, ICARS
  • Amit Khurana, CSE

Highlights from our One Health session panelists:

“AMR is a wicked problem, like Climate Change. It has been identified as a key challenge to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.” – Tine Rikke Jorgensen, World Health Organization

“We have a communication issue when conveying the need to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance.” – Ghada Zoubiane, The International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS)

“In order to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance by way of a One Health approach we need to take a closer look at food systems and bring food producers to the table.” – Amit Khurana, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

“We need to engage with the public to effectively tackle AMR.” – Jomana Musmar, MS, PhD, OIDP/PACCARB highlighting the need for public consultations.

The full conference program can be found here.

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