World AMR Awareness Week 2023


In recognition of 2023 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, the AMR Industry Alliance held two webinars:

Multistakeholder Engagement in the Fight against AMR – Increasing Responsible and Equitable Access to Antimicrobials discussed the importance of action on antimicrobial resistance from public and private stakeholders, as well as barriers and solutions to access to antimicrobials. Our panelists discussed how to facilitate solutions through multistakeholder partnerships and engagement:

Alexandra Cameron, Expert and Unit Head A.I., Impact Initiatives and Research Coordination (IRC), Global Coordination and Partnership (GCP), Antimicrobial Resistance Division, World Health Organization (WHO)

Gregory Frank, Director of Global Public Policy, MSD

Yann Ferrisse, Director of Business Development & Partner Engagement at the Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership (GARDP)

Jessica Petrillo, Team Lead, Multilateral Affairs and Policy, Emerging Threats Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, USAID

Adam Kuymizakis, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Malta to the United Nations

To watch the session, please click here.


The Importance of Diagnostics in the Fight Against AMR Improving Stewardship and Appropriate Use discussed the critical role diagnostics play in the appropriate use and stewardship in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Our panelists discussed public and private sector collaboration, diagnostics in the context of stewardship, the role of National Action Plans, and the 2023 winner of the Stewardship Prize:

Silvia Bertagnolio, Unit Head, Control and Response Strategies (CRS) Unit in AMR Division, World Health Organization (WHO)

Qadeer Ahsan, Team Lead, Fleming Fund Country Grant Pakistan, DAI Pakistan

Amanda Stucke, Principal, Policy & Insights, Health, Economist Impact

Jean-Louis Tissier, Vice President, Public and Government Affairs – AMR, bioMérieux

To watch the session, please click here.




date 21/11/2023