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John F Wilkinson Memorial Lecture – The Global Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance
Professor Dame Sally Davies
- Date: Wednesday 8th May 2019 from 6.00-7.00 pm (Coffee & Registration from 5.30 pm)
- Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH
- Members from £0.00
- Non Members £5-12
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Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer
Limiting our ability to treat infections alongside placing global food security and agricultural livelihoods at risk, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a substantial threat to the global population. AMR is a natural phenomenon but it is accelerated through human actions and we therefore all have a role to play in addressing it.
In her talk, Dame Sally will discuss the complexity and impact of AMR, the risk it poses to modern medicine, and the actions needed to mitigate this threat, in particular by those within the healthcare profession.