From Brussels to Hamburg: a joint effort to tackle antimicrobial resistance

07.08.2017 Gesellschaftspolitische Kommunikation von Antonia Albrecht und Melina Raso

"Antimicrobial resistance is a global growing threat, and if we do not step up our action and commitment now, by 2050 it could cause more deaths than cancer”
Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

In the aftermath of the riots alongside the G20 Summit in Hamburg, the G20 agenda topics received comparatively low media attention. Even though it was the first time that health topics found their way onto the agenda. Especially the fight against antimicrobial resistances (AMRs) got side-lined, although the topic contains just as much socio-political dynamite. Not only is AMR a serious threat to public health worldwide, but also a global economic and societal challenge.

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