Westminster Health Forum – Next steps for antimicrobial resistance – funding and incentives, prescribing, developing the global response and learning from the COVID-19 pandemic

Monday 30 November, 2020 starting at 08:30 - 13:00

***Full-scale policy conference taking place online***

This conference will discuss priorities for tackling antimicrobial resistance, progress on the UK strategy and global collaboration.

It takes place following the launch of a new payment model for antibiotics earlier this year which incentivises pharmaceutical companies to develop innovative new treatments. The session will feature:

  • Priorities for innovation and global collaboration in tackling antimicrobial resistance
  • Trends in global antibiotic use – time for increased AWaRe-ness and ambition?
  • The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial resistance research systems and advancing innovation
  • Next steps for enabling the development and adoption of innovation and new treatments
  • Funding and opportunities for accelerating clinical research and it reaching patients
  • The new payment system – prospects and priorities for incentivising the development of new antibiotic treatments
  • Progress in prescribing and tackling antimicrobial resistance in the UK
  • Improving prevention and understanding the impact of COVID-19
  • Applying lessons from AMR in animal and environmental health and opportunities for collaboration
  • Responsible antibiotic use in healthcare – integration with COVID-19 recovery plans, diagnostics and appropriate prescribing, supporting clinicians and patients, local health system implementation

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