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17 November 2016
Organised by Health First Europe

EVENT: Innovative Health Systems Reform – Tackling antimicrobial resistance and HAIs to improve patient safety

17 November 2016, 12.30 – 14.30 
European Parliament – Room ASP 5G 305

The EP Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care with Co-chairs:

MARIAN HARKIN (ALDE, IE)
KARIN KADENBACH (S&D, AT)
KAY SWINBURNE (ECR, UK)
CRISTIAN SILVIU BUSOI (EPP, RO)

AMR is a growing global threat and a significant societal and economic challenge. The cost of inaction is projected to result in 10 million deaths globally per year and a cumulative loss of over EUR 88 trillion to the world economy by 2050. In conjunction with the World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016, the EP Interest group is delighted to invite you to join a roundtable discussion on innovative solutions to prevent, screen and tackle AMR and Healthcare-associated Infections in order to improve patient safety.

Keynote contributors:
ANDREA AMMON, Director of the ECDC
PROF. DAVID LEAPER, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
LINE MATTHIESSEN, Head of Unit for fighting infectious diseases and advancing public health, DG RTD

INVITATION