Antibiotic Apocalypse 2050 ? Are we there yet?

In 2014 the UK government estimated that antimicrobial resistance would become the world’s greatest killer by 2050 and cut global GDP by 3.5%, a cumulative cost of £70bn unless a new generation of effective antibiotics are developed.

So what’s been done in the last 5 years…

Find out on 23 January 2020

Our speakers:

Professor Sir Sam Everington – seeking to get antibiotic guardianship on the social prescribing agenda

Professor Peter Borriello – Chief Executive Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate examining the world of animal health

Professor Mark Fielder – Professor of medical microbiology Kingston University and currently the President of the Society for Applied Microbiology

Dr Peter Jackson – Executive Director AMR- the UK’s translational R&D centre focused on antimicrobial resistance

Details:

Time:
6.30pm Registration and presentations
Presentations followed by networking 

Venue:
The Kings Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

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The Guild of Health Writers thanks Schwabe Pharma (UK) for their generous sponsorship of this event and would like to state that this is an independent event. In accordance with its objectives, the Guild aims to provide a balanced, non-partisan forum for discussion and does not endorse any commercial products.