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Save the date: UK Parliament reception on antimicrobial resistance

25th February 2020

Portcullis House, 1 Parliament St, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR

One year on from the publication of the UK government’s 5-year action plan and 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the UK Parliament Reception on AMR will showcase the latest UK research on AMR. Highlighted research will cover antimicrobials in humans, animals and the environment, as well as focusing on reducing antibiotic use through the development of better diagnostics, greater use of vaccines and novel approaches such as bacteriophages.

As a centrepiece to the event, the Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Chris Whitty, will give the keynote speech on UK progress towards meeting AMR targets. The event encourages knowledge transfer, as MPs and Members of the House of Lords will be invited to drop in and browse the exhibited research.

The UK Parliament reception on AMR is kindly funded by the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network, and a link to register for the event will be provided soon. For now, please save the date for the reception on Tuesday 25 February 2020, 16.30-18.30.

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