The Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) crisis and how we can overcome it

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial resistance or AMR occurs when microorganisms build resistance to an antibiotic drug. With AMR on the rise, the World Health Organization has deemed this a top 10 global public health threat. This is not only an issue for humans but other living organisms, such as livestock. Therefore, industry and research leaders around the world have come together in recent years in order to combat this crisis.