WHA Side Event Focuses On Addressing AMR Challenges

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: World Health Assembly 2019: As antibiotic pipeline diminishes, time runs out for patients
Amanda Jezek, senior vice president at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, highlights discussion from a World Health Assembly side event held by the Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) on addressing global antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Panelists at the event included Ravina Kullar, an infectious diseases specialist; Jeremy Knox, policy and advocacy lead on antimicrobial resistance at Wellcome; Ramanan Laxminarayan, board chair at GARDP; Hanan Balkhy, assistant director general for antimicrobial resistance at the WHO; and Manica Balasegaram, executive director at GARDP (5/22).