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.
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
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.
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?