•  12 June 2024
     12:30 - 13:30
For healthcare professionals only
English language with translation to French, German, Italian and Spanish.

“Smart Surveillance, Smarter Stewardship: The Evolution of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Strategies,” a timely discussion on one of the most pressing global health challenges—Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Synopsis:
Antimicrobial resistance claims approximately 700,000 lives each year and is projected to cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050 if no action is taken. (1)  This webinar aims to shed light on the latest strategies and digital tools that are at the forefront of combating AMR.

Discussion Topics Include:
– The need for electronic surveillance systems in tracking AMR.
– Economic and health impacts of antimicrobial resistance.
– Enhancing antimicrobial stewardship through digital systems.

Interactive Q&A Session:
This interactive webinar offers you the opportunity to engage directly with leading experts in
the field of infection prevention and antimicrobial resistance, providing a platform for live
questions and in-depth discussions.

Chair:
Chine Eyetan Chine Eyetan
Independent Digital Health and Innovation Consultant

 

 

 

Speakers:
Emma HoyleEmma Hoyle
Associate Director Infection Prevention and Control & Deputy Chief Nursing Officer –  Dorset County Hospital NHSFT

 

 

 

Stephen HughesStephen Hughes
Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist – Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHSFT

 

 

 

 

 

References:
1. O’Neill, J. (May 2016). Tackling drug-resistant infections globally: final report and recommendations. The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance. [Available here](https://amr-review.org/sites/default/files/160525_Final%20paper_with%20cover.pdf).
2. Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG). (April 2019). No time to Wait: Securing the Future From Drug-resistant infections. Report to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. [Available here](https://www.who.int/antimicrobial-resistance/interagency-coordination-group/IACG_final_report_EN.pdf?

UKI-MD52-240008 / EMA-MD52-240007