AMR Industry Alliance Opens Applications for 2023 Stewardship Prize

Annual prize recognizes innovative and scalable stewardship programs in low-to-moderate-income countries.

Geneva – June 28, 2023 – The AMR Industry Alliance is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its annual Stewardship Prize. The Stewardship Prize is an initiative to identify and recognize innovative approaches to combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in low-to-moderate-income countries.

The application window will run from June 28 through September 1. Participants are encouraged to submit applications early.

Last year, the Stewardship Prize recognized two programs for the first time – Lekma Hospital in Ghana and Pakistan’s Clinical Engagement Program.

“Winning the AMR Industry Alliance Stewardship Prize is a great feat for Lekma Hospital, and we are very excited to see that our efforts at fighting AMR have been recognized,” said Dr. Akua Gyimah-Asante, Medical Superintendent at Lekma Hospital.

“We are very privileged to have been awarded the AMR Industry Alliance’s Stewardship Prize,” said Dr. Qadeer Ahsan, Acting Team Lead for the Clinical Engagement Program in Pakistan.

Applications close September 1, 2023. To learn more and apply, please click here.

About Us

The AMR Industry Alliance is a coalition of over 100 biotechnology, diagnostic, generics and research-based biopharmaceutical companies and trade associations that was formed to drive and measure industry progress to curb antimicrobial resistance. As the largest life-sciences coalition of its kind, the Alliance aims to provide sustainable solutions in the fight against AMR through broad industry momentum, public-private collaboration and multi-sectoral action.

date 28/06/2023