Let’s Talk Superbugs: Making Sense of Antimicrobial Resistance in India

During the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW2020), Superheroes Against Superbugs along with DBT/ Wellcome Trust India Alliance and CCMB, Hyderabad, organised an online panel discussion ‘Lets’s Talk Superbugs: Making Sense of Antimicrobial Resistance’. In the video below hear experts – Dr Jyoti Joshi, Head of South Asia, The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy, New Delhi Mr Pranav Johri, Founder, Vitalis Phage Therapy Mr Dinesh C Sharma, Journalist, Author and Journalism Educator Dr Vasan Sambandamurthy, CEO, DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance – discuss pertinent themes such as tackling the antibiotic resistance crisis alongside COVID-19 and learnings from the pandemic to address AMR; dealing with the access-excess conundrum in India and how to effectively communicate about AMR in the country; impact of human stories with on-ground realities and lived experiences on behavior change; and, R&D developments to address AMR – overcoming the challenge of developing novel therapeutics.

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