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Gear Up! The Global Explosion of Antibiotic Resistance, How It Affects Public Health and How We Can Change It

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Award date: 
May 17, 2013
Award amount: 
$11,469
Organization name: 
Campbell University, Incorporated
Principal Investigator: 
Bloom, Emily M.
Grant program category: 
Education Support
Grant program name: 
Education & Training Workshop
Region: 
Research Triangle

This workshop will explore the impact of antibiotic resistance globally by learning how antibiotics work, how bacteria become resistant, and by introducing attendees to the field of public health. Attendees will learn how medical and agriculture systems contribute to the spread of antibiotic resistance and discuss how changes in some existing practices can help mitigate this serious threat to human health.

Fiscal year: 
2013