Webinar: The Role of Vaccines in Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance– WHO Perspectives and Country Experiences (Zimbabwe)

                                14 July 2021 16:00 – 17:00 CET

                                To support countries with the implementation of national action plans on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the WHO HQ AMR Division has established a global webinar series. Please join us to learn about WHO’s perspective on the role of vaccines in preventing antimicrobial resistance and to hear about how Zimbabwe has used vaccines as one strategy to combat resistance.

                                Topics & Speakers

                                Dr. Mateusz Hasso-Agoposowicz, Dept of Immunization, Vaccines & Biologicals, WHO
                                - Vaccines & AMR: WHO Action Framework
                                - Leveraging vaccines to reduce AMR

                                Mr. Tapfumanei Mashe, National AMR Coordinator, Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe
                                - Zimbabwe’s National Action Plan on AMR: progress and challenges
                                - Role of vaccines in responding to typhoid & cholera outbreaks
                                - Lessons learned

                                A moderated Q&A will follow the presentations by the speakers.