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Using AMR data for policy-making

Using AMR data for policy-making

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    • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global concern because drug-resistant infections can kill, spread to others, and impose huge costs on individuals and society. In order to tackle this problem we first need to understand it; we can do this by collecting and sharing high-quality data that is relevant to AMR.

      Data relating to AMR means that trends in resistance and antimicrobial use can be monitored and used to make better decisions to help tackle the AMR crisis. As an AMR surveillance professional, you have a key role to play in this surveillance process, whether it is in collecting, analysing or interpreting data, or in using the data to develop new policies and practices.

      This Fleming Fund course, Tackling antimicrobial resistance, comprises a series of online modules. The aim of this course is to help you to identify, develop and apply skills and knowledge relevant to your role in order to change and improve your working practice and the practice of people that you work with.

      Using AMR data for policy-making introduces you to working effectively with policy-makers to ensure that policies are informed and evidence-based. You will explore how policy-making works, how to identify who policy-makers are, how policy-makers process evidence and the environment in which they operate. You will consider how, when and where you might engage with policy-makers, and how to write for policy-makers and avoid common mistakes.

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      This course is part of a collection of courses called Tackling antimicrobial resistance. There are 25 courses in this collection so you may find other courses here that maybe of interest to you.

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    • Course learning outcomes

      After completing this module, you will be able to: 

      • understand how AMR data can influence policy-making
      • identify the relevant policy-makers and their roles
      • use an engaging and accessible writing style for people who have major time constraints and who are not subject matter experts
      • effectively deliver science advice to policy-makers
      • recognise barriers to policy-making and how to overcome them.

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      First Published 05/08/2021.

      Updated 07/06/2022

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