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Programme South Africa - Sweden Research and Innovation Week 2019 - May 6-10
  • Satellite events (May 6-8) (Across South Africa)
  • South Africa Sweden Research Seminar & Leadership Summit (May-8-10) (Stellenbosch University)
Read more about the project on www.sasuf.org and www.facebook.com/SouthAfricaSweden
Monday, May 6 • 08:30 - 15:30
The burden of disease due to antimicrobial resistance

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Antimicrobial resistance poses a potential threat to global public health due to challenges that are associated with biomedical and economic aspects. It is important to understand the issue of antimicrobial resistance from different fronts, which include: i. the burden of disease ii. one health aspects; iii. Epidemiological aspects of antimicrbial resistance; and iv. solutions to curb antimicrobial resistance. There is limited information about the burden of disease associated with antimicrobial resistance, particularly in Africa. The aim of this event is to invoke debate about the field of antimicrobial resistance and to share experiences that will lead to advancement of knowledge.

Proposed venue: University of Zululand Science Centre (main event)
Suggested date: 5 May to 6 May 2019
(5 May 2019 – pre-event festival (optional): Experience our culture
(6 May 2019 – Main event)
Suggested time/duration: 1 day main event and 1 day pre-event festival (optional)

Venue: Richards Bay Science Centre, University of Zululand
Keywords: burden of disease; antimicrobial resistance, one health, epidemiology, curbing antimicrobial resistance
Contact details: Prof. Evelyn Madoroba, MadorobaE@unizulu.ac.za

Monday May 6, 2019 08:30 - 15:30
Richards Bay