Celebrating the End of Phase 2 of the AMR Ambassadors Program for Young People in Africa


Saturday the 6th of May 2023 was a great day for us! It marked the end of phase 2 of the ongoing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Ambassadors Program for Young People in Africa.

For 6 and 1/2 hours , we listened to 13 wonderful teams of Antimicrobial Resistance Advocates as they shared about the amazing AMR projects they have been working on for the past 4 months in a pitching event!. Their efforts and passion were very evident.

We would like to thank all the AMR Champions for their amazing work! It is really inspirational and we really do appreciate each one of you for your sacrifice, commitment, and efforts. Cheers to the amazing team leaders! With you, the future in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance is indeed bright!

We would also like sincerely acknowledge and appreciate the amazing Antimicrobial Resistance experts who have been mentoring the different multidisciplinary teams as they worked on their projects for the past 4 months. Robin BerghausNiniola Williams Jorge Pinto FerreiraMaarten van der HeijdenHeather GrazMichael GrazErick VenantJoshua NgwishaFrida Romay HidalgoSneha BhonsleShruthi ThomasEmmanuel Benyeogor FRSPHMargaret LubwamaPhumzile SkosanaAlex MuriithiAngela MazimbaDr. Tonny Brian Muthee (RN, RM, MSc, DPhil), and Herman Mwanja we are so grateful for their great and selfless support

To our advisors, and esteemed panelists for the pitching event Rabia KhanFrancesca Chiara, and Edwin Panford-Quainoo, we grateful their selfless and continuous support over the years.

We appreciate The Foundation to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance for supporting the program. For all stakeholders whom we are working together, we do appreciate you.

Many thanks to Data Action Impact,  Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance – AfricaCARB-XGlobal AMR R&D HubRoll Back Antimicrobial resistance Initiative (RBA Initiative)AMR InsightsUppsala Antibiotic Center, Community Engagement for AMR, Antimicrobials in Society, Black Sands Communication and all the amazing Antimicrobial Resistance experts who engaged with us in phase 1 of the AMR Ambassadors Program. We appreciate each one of them.

Together we can win the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance!

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