Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at CSIRO
CSIRO aims to work with collaborators from across government, industry and research to initiate a national mission to minimise antimicrobial resistance, where the guiding light is the national AMR strategy.
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Memes meet microbes: spreading awareness about antimicrobial resistance
We're leveraging the power of memes to talk about how antimicrobial resistance poses a growing threat to global health.
Biomedical AMR Technologies Market Area
CSIRO’s Biomedical Manufacturing Program are working closely with industry to tackle the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
The science leader battling superbugs
At the forefront of the battle to prevent the loss of decades of medical advancements is Professor Branwen Morgan, who is leading the ‘Minimising AMR Mission’ at CSIRO.
Could our water be making medicine less effective?
A White Paper from Shawview Consulting provides recommendations aimed at addressing the critical role of water in preventing the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance.
Economic approach to AMR
The Minimising Antimicrobial Resistance Mission has engaged senior economists at the University of South Australia to provide an economic perspective on minimising AMR in wastewater.
We all have a hand in minimising AMR
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) needs a multi-sector response. Where does it intersect with you?
Curbing Antimicrobial Resistance
This report focuses on new and emerging technology-based solutions that could prevent the evolution and spread of antimicrobial resistance.
New report reveals deaths by drug-resistant infections higher than previous estimates
A new report from CSIRO & MTPConnect’s AAMRNet reveals that Australian deaths due to AMR could be 18 times higher than previously thought
Climate change and AMR
Climate change is accelerating the emergence and spread of these “superbugs”, which thrive in warm, wet conditions.
Australia’s antimicrobial data landscape has been documented for the first time
A new CSIRO report has documented, for the first time, the many ways Australia’s human antimicrobial data is collected and analysed.
AMR Summit 2021 summary
Beyond the better known calls for environmental surveillance, antimicrobial stewardship and new treatments, there were other key points that engaged the audience.
CSIRO study finds antimicrobial resistance is making UTIs more deadly
A new CSIRO study has found the spread of drug-resistant bacteria is increasing the risk of death for common infections such as urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Antimicrobial Resistance Summit 2021
Join us for this special event which aims to identify and share actions and approaches we need to take to achieve the greatest impact in mitigating the rise of antimicrobial resistance in Australia.
OUTBREAK platform technology is built around a One Health approach - collating and integrating data from humans, plants, animals and the environment to track and trace AMR.