With the prospect of pathogens becoming smarter than the drug treatments we are able to develop, antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global problem. A problem that requires a multidisciplinary international approach.



The JPIAMR Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda on Antimicrobial Resistance (SRIA) presents an overview of recent developments and future needs for AMR research. The update was launched th 7th May 2019.

Read the SRIA

JPIAMR Roadmap of Actions 2019-2024

In May 2019, JPIAMR published the JPIAMR Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). The SRIA provides a framework for the JPIAMR Roadmap of Actions 2019-2024, which is now also published, that will guide future joint transnational actions of the JPIAMR as well as to serve as an information resource for other strategic initiatives to support coordination and synergistic actions.

More information and a link to the roadmap

AMR and livestock

Read our factsheet about our effort on antimicrobial resistance in OneHealth perspective ant take a look at our projects on livestock

How does antibiotic resistance spread?

In this infographic ECDC explains how antibiotic resistance spreads in animal farming, community, health care facilities and through travel.

Infographic ECDC

Change can’t wait. Our time with antibiotics is running out

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

Take a look at the WHO campaign 2018

33.000 people die every year due to infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria

An ECDC study showed that the contribution of various antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the overall burden varies greatly between countries, thus highlighting the need for prevention and control strategies tailored to the need of each EU/EEA country.

Read more about the ECDC study

Have you already signed up to the fight against antimicrobial resistance?

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport is asking professionals to focus their attention on antimicrobial resistance. Almost five thousand have already signed up.

International collaboration

Can we resolve the antimicrobial resistance issue through international collaboration?

Read more about international collaboration and the JPIAMR

Related programmes

 ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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