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Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds Currently, the most important project that we are doing right now is implementing our antibiotic stewardship programme in the hospital. I feel tackling the doctors right now is the most important thing. While a lot of the work that we do is around incentives for antibiotic innovation and also ensuring access. In the US, there’s a lot of proposals on the table to make antibiotics very, very expensive in order to get drug companies to produce new antibiotic medicines. But unfortunately, we believe that’s not going to work, because patients won’t be able to afford those.

Expert voices - Part I

ReAct - Action on Antibiotic Resistance is an independent global network for concerted action on antibiotic resistance, which is hosted by Uppsala University. ReAct has nodes located on five continents (Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia) and has taken both regional and global approaches to mobilize policy action on antibiotic resistance. Watch experts from the different ReAct member nodes talk about ongoing projects in their regions.

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Antibiotic Resistance: the Silent Tsunami

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