Managing Antimicrobial Resistance through Behaviour Change
We thank all our participants for your contributions and hope you continue the conversation online using #UaHS2021.
Turning Plans into Action - A post-conference webinar
Sept. 8th, 2021 at 14 pm CEST
View the recording here!
Opening: Dr Ulf Magnusson, Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Chair of the Uppsala Health Summit Programme Committee on AMR
Presentation: Dr. Koen Peeters: Professor, Socio-Ecological Health Research Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium “(un) Marking the context of AMR: Case Studies from Cambodia and Vietnam”.
Dr Clare Chandler- Professor, Medical Anthropology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre, LSHTM
Dr Sujith J Chandy, Professor, Clinical Pharmacology at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, member of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on AMR.
Tracie Muraya, Policy Advisor ReAct (Action on Antibiotic Resistance) Africa and Program Officer at Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN)
The session was moderated by Dr Eva Garmendia, Project Coordinator at Uppsala Antibiotic Centre, and Dr Federica Santoro, Science Communicator, Uppsala Monitoring Centre
In March 2021, we arranged our first digital Uppsala Health Summit. The summit, which was attended by over 600 participants from 72 countries, resulted in an impressive collection of knowledge and policy recommendations that we have compiled in a compendium of briefs.
Download the full report, or view separate briefs from each workshop.
PRE-CONFERENCE REPORT 2021
This report, Managing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Behaviour Change, prepared by our programme comittee, provides a summary of the overall theme and outlines the background to each workshop at upcoming the Managing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Behavior Change Summit.
Presentations at our summit
Here you can view the plenary presentations from our summit.
Session 1: Setting the Scene
Keynote Address by Professor Otto Cars, Uppsala Universitet, Founder of ReAct
Keynote Address by Dr Keith Sumption, Chief Veterinary Officer FAO
Keynote Address by Dr Dame Sally Davies, Professor, UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance
Session 2: Addressing AMR in a social, economic, and political context - approaches in research and action
Dr. Franck Cesar Berthe, World Bank, How to address the misuse and lack of access in low-income countries
Lena Hallengren, Minister of Social Affairs, Sweden
Session 3: The role of vaccines in drug resistance - adressing myths, misconceptions and opportunities for behaviour change
Dr. Michel Dione, ILRI: Behavioral obstacles to vaccinations in livestock – examples from Sub-Saharan Africa
Professor Julie Leask, University of Sydney "How to improve vaccination rates using behavioural science"
Session 4: Plenary Session 4: Improving Communications for Antimicrobial Resistance
Sian Williams, Wellcome Trust: Reframing Resistance
Dr Hathairat Kosiyaporn, Ministry of Health, Thailand
Sue Walker, University of Reading: Designing to Make a Difference
The Behavioral Perspective: Professor Cass Sunstein and Professor Eldar Shafir
Professor Cass Sunstein, Harvard University: A Feast Framework for Change
Professor Eldar Shafir, Princeton University. Some Comments from a Behavioural Perspective
Closing Remarks: The Road Ahead
Dr. Hanan Balkhy, Assistant Director General for AMR, WHO
Professor Stefan Swartling Peterson, Uppsala universitet, Karolinska Institutet and Advisor to Unicef
WORKSHOPS AT THE SUMMIT
Uppsala University AMR-studio special podcast for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020
Episode on Behaviour Change
Interview with Dr. Ulf Magnusson, professor, veterinarian and chair of Uppsala Health Summit, and Dr. Birgitta Lytsy, expert on infection prevention and control at the Uppsala University Hospital.
Listen to their experiences of working to change behaviours and find sustainable solutions to curb the AMR crisis!
We need stronger global leadership on AMR!
Interview with Dr. Otto Cars, Senior Professor, Uppsala University
Has antimicrobial resistance worsened during the Covid-19 pandemic and will the tough lessons on disease prevention help?