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WHO Strategic Priorities on Antimicrobial Resistance Preserving antimicrobials for today and tomorrow

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a significant global threat of far-reaching proportions. It is estimated that drugresistant infections contribute to nearly 5 million deaths every year.

Unless we act now, common diseases will become untreatable and modern life-saving procedures riskier to perform. The economic impact of uncontrolled antimicrobial resistance will result in a dramatic rise in health expenditures and damage to food systems and livelihoods, leading to increasing levels of poverty
and inequality.

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