Research on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

How do we create opportunities for effective treatment of bacterial infections in humans and animals? The national research programme within antibiotic resistance supports and coordinates research efforts in public health, medicine, environment and water, animal health, international cooperation and innovations.

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7 May 2020
Global research into antibiotic resistance is urgent during the ongoing pandemic
The use of antibiotics is increasing during the corona pandemic, and this is expected to increase the number of antibiotic resistant bacteria. We now need research into links between the new coronavirus and secondary infections, says Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, Secretary General of the Scientific Council for Medicine and Health, and Chair of JPIAMR.
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16 April 2020
Sofia Somajo is researching a new method for determining bacteria resistance
Today, it can take up to five days from taking a sample to knowing whether a bacterium is resistant to antibiotics or not – but soon it might be possible to get a much quicker answer.
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19 December 2019
Team ‘Mission Prescription’ is the winner of Hacking AMR 2019
With an idea that assists doctors to match the right antibiotic with the bacterium that causes an infection in a patient, the Mission Prescription team took home the win.
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PublISHED ON 03 June 2020

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