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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21 December 2020
New networks to increase knowledge about antibiotic resistance
Four research networks have been awarded grants to find new solutions and share methods that can slow down the development of antibiotic resistance. The support is a targeted initiative within the National research programme on antibiotic resistance.
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20 November 2020
International call to stop the development and transmission of antibiotic resistance
In early 2021, a call will open within the Joint Programme Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) collaboration, focusing on preventing and reducing the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance. The Swedish Research Council and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) are participating as Swedish funding bodies.
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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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PublISHED ON 03 June 2020

UpDATED ON 16 June 2020

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National research programme on antibiotic resistance

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