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(Part 2) High-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance
21 Sep 2016 -  High-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance. Plenary segment and closing.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health and endangers other major priorities, such as human development. All around the world, many common infections are becoming resistant to the antimicrobial medicines used to treat them, resulting in longer illnesses and more deaths. At the same time, not enough new antimicrobial drugs, especially antibiotics, are being developed to replace older and increasingly ineffective ones.
Global leaders met to commit to fighting antimicrobial resistance together.