India's Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance & Research Initiative

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Pfizer advisory meeting held on 7th Dec 2018 at ICMR Hqs, New Delhi to discuss the surveillance initiatives, current status of surveillance network of ICMR, Pfizer’s experience with ATLAS surveillance, surveillance initiatives under CARE, stewardship initiatives and public awareness campaign

Indo-German Cooperation in Health Research - Workshop on AMR

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi and Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany jointly organized an Indo-German workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) during 18-19 January, 2018 at ICMR headquarters. Eminent Scientists from India and Germany, working in the areas of antimicrobial resistance, host-pathogen interaction and antibiotics participated in the deliberations. The German and Indian scientists and officials emphasized on the need and urgency for research in the area of AMR. Suitable recommendations for joint collaborative research on AMR were given after due discussions.

The workshop was inaugurated by Dr NK Ganguly, Former Director General, ICMR.

Dr Martin Goller, Head of Unit, South Asia/ Southeast Asia, German Aerospace Centre, DLR Project Management Agency, Germany spoke about the ICMR-BMBF collaboration and Dr Hansjoerg Hauser, Head, Department of Scientific Strategy, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Germany, briefed about the ICMR-HZI cooperation.

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