1 April 2022
The Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) Project has a new centre of operations at the University of Oxford, after moving this month from the Big Data Institute to the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, under the leadership of Dr Benn Sartorius (PI) and Professor Christiane Dolecek (co-PI).
4 February 2022
Following publication of the GRAM study, the Wellcome Trust, Fleming Fund, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a webinar on 4 February 2022 to discuss the results, and the threat to global health posed by AMR.
20 January 2022
Over 1.2 million people died in 2019 as a direct result of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. The analysis of 204 countries and territories reveals that resistance is now a leading cause of death worldwide, above of HIV/AIDS or malaria. Many deaths now occur due to historically treatable illnesses, including pneumonia, foodborne ailments, and hospital-acquired infections.
20 January 2022
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now threatening healthcare systems worldwide. As antibiotics become ineffective, physicians are left powerless to treat common infections. That leaves us asking the question: how can we prevent antimicrobial resistance in 2022?
GRAM study provides the first longitudinal estimates of global antibiotic consumption in 204 countries from 2000 to 2018
12 November 2021
Global antibiotic consumption rates increased by 46 percent in the last two decades, according to findings published in Lancet Planetary Health which also suggest lack of treatment access in some areas.