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Global Health Histories Seminar 137: 'Anti-microbial Resistance in South Asia: Challenges & Possibilities'

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 11.00AM

Speaker(s): Panellists: Professor Nandini Sharma (Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi), Dr Klara Tisocki (WHO South East Asia Regional Office), Dr Suranga Dolamulla (University of York, UK & Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka), Dr Sirenda Vong, (WHO South East Asia Regional Office)

Please note, event starts at 11:00 local time

Global Health Histories Seminar 137 Poster (PDF , 802kb)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a public health threat which poses serious challenges to countries and regions. From invention to manufacturing, procurement, and the use and misuse of antibiotics, there are discernible historical underpinnings of international trends in antibiotics and AMR which are influenced by an array of well-known medical drivers and lesser-known socio-politico-cultural ones. This seminar will explore the diverse impact of AMR in South Asia, and consider the value of a critical discourse on historiographical mapping and policy analysis.

Location: Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India