The problem of multidrug-resistant pathogens is not confined to one country or one speciality. The following organisations are actively involved in addressing this issue:
The BEAM Alliance works to improve the regulatory, investment, and commercial environments in Europe for research, development, approval and market viability of new products combating antimicrobial resistance.
The RAR is independent and engages widely with international stakeholders to understand and propose solutions to the problem of antimicrobial resistance, from an economic and social perspective.
The world’s leading organisation on infectious disease.
With members in 93 countries, ESCMID is Europe’s leading organisation relating to microbiology and infectious diseases.
A leading society and major publisher of position papers relating to infectious diseases.
The oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Over 43,000 members.
The leading US organisation dealing with infection control and prevention.
The 20,000 members are very much focused on the educational needs of developing countries.
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
BSAC publishes the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC) – one of the leading journals in the field.
New BBC documentary entitled ‘The Truth About Antibiotics’.