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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) – events calander

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17th November

  • 15.00 – 16.20: AMR: What has the scientific community learned with the World Federation of Science Journalists

18th November

  • 10:00 – 12:00: Webinar: WAAW 2020 kickoff in Africa
  • 14:30 – 17:20: Webinar: New developments and innovations to address AMR/Addressing the crisis in antimicrobials research and development
  • 15:00-16:00: CDC: Twitter Storm
  • 16:00 – 16:30: Deliver opening remark at the start of the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020 commemoration

19th November

  • 10:00-13:00: Webinar: What is understood about AMR?
  • 13:00 – 14:00: Launch of State of the World’s Sanitation report on World Toilet Day 2020 celebration
  • 14:30 – 17:20: Understanding and changing behaviour to combat AMR – in the community
  • 15:00 – 16:00: Release of antimalarial drug therapeutic efficacy, resistance, and response 2010 – 2019 report
  • TBC for timing: Live session webinar on COVID-19 and AMR to celebrate WAAW 2020

20th November

  • 10:00-13:00: Webinar: Country experiences
  • 10:30 – 12:00: Webinar: Saving children’s lives – treating neonatal sepsis
  • 14:00 – 14:30: Global Youth AMR Summit (a keynote speaker in the opening ceremony)
  • 14:30 – 17:20: Understanding and changing behaviour to combat AMR – health professionals
  • 17:00– 18:30: Joint WHO/FAO/OIE press conference to launch the establishment of the Global Leaders Group on AMR
  • TBC for timing: An op-ed piece on AMR/child health and rights activity and a linked OHCHR statement

21st November

  • 17:30 – 18:30: Twitter chat on AMR in the African context (#AfricaWAAW)

22nd November

  • 17:00pm – 18:00pm: Global Youth AMR Summit

23rd November

  • 10:00 – 12:00: Webinar: Role of Civil Society/Grass Roots Organizations
  • 11.00 – 12:30: Webinar: Strengthening the One Health approach through new actions and partnership to coordinate the AMR effort in the European region
  • 13:00 – 16:00pm: 4th Antibacterial pipeline advisory group meeting, 23-24 November 2020
  • 14:00 – 15:30: Webinar: STI and AMR: Innovations to Address Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • 15:30 – 17:00: Webinar: WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) new Antibiotic User Guide

24th November

  • 10:00 – 12:00: AMR as part of training curricular for students
  • 13:00 – 16:00: 4th Antibacterial pipeline advisory group meeting, 23-24 November 2020
  • 14:00 – 16:00: Webinar on NTDs and prevention of AMR: Neglected Tropical Diseases and One Health: gearing-up against antimicrobial resistance to secure safety of future generations
  • TIME TBC: EU Online Infopoint: Stemming the tide of Antimicrobial Resistance
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