AMR in a post-pandemic world
This student-facilitated webinar will gather expert opinions for a conversation on how research, health and society are changing in light of COVID-19 and the implications of this for AMR policy and action.
- Dr. Mirfin Mpundu, Head of ReAct Africa
Mirfin Mpundu is the Head of ReAct Africa and part of ReActs’ Global leadership team. He provides countries with technical assistance on National Action Plans development and implementation. He is always on the look for new partnerships and collaborations and works hard to get antimicrobial resistance on the global and African agenda.
- Susan Nayiga, Social Scientist, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Uganda
Susan Nayiga is a social scientist with the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) in Kampala, Uganda where she has been involved in researching social aspects of malaria since 2006. Her current research is on understanding the consequences of the imperative to restrict antimicrobial medicine use in Uganda. She is interested in understanding how the imperative to restrict antibiotics impacts care.
- Dr Chinyere Okoro, Lecturer in Bacteriology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Dr Chinyere Okoro is a lecturer in bacteriology at the University of Surrey, Guildford and her research currently investigates the prevalence and transmission dynamics of clinically important drug resistant enteric bacteria in a community setting in Nigeria. She uses genome-based analyses and various phenotyping assays to study variation, including antibiotic resistance within and between identified bacterial pathogen populations.