Webinar 3: How can we take AMR advocacy to the next level, including policymaking?

Date: 12 September 2024 

Time: 3pm CEST (Duration: 30min) 

Register here. 

This webinar will bring together patient representatives and AMR experts, and will answer the following questions: 

What are some of the challenges faced in terms of AMR advocacy at a higher level, including towards policymakers and towards national action plans? 

  • Any tips around how storytelling can make an impact at a higher level? 
  • How can we mobilise communities to get involved with pushing forward the AMR agenda at a higher level? 

Detailed agenda and speakers:

  • Introduction and welcome remarksFrancesca Chiara, The AMR Narrative / EPF
  • Advocacy for AMR: Practical examples of how to get involved. Introduction to the WHO Taskforce of AMR survivors - Vanessa Carter, The AMR Narrative

  • Patient survivor story and tips on advocacy - Rob Purdie, USA - Antifungal resistance survivor and Founder of a charity called MyCare
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A: Amplifying a unified voice to create policy change (Moderated by the European Patients' Forum)
    • AMR Patient Group EU, Secretariat

    • Diane Shader Smith, USA

    • Antonella Cardone / Josephine Mosset, Cancer Patients Europe

    • Malin Grape, Ambassador on Antimicrobial Resistance, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Sweden 

  • Closing and next steps - Francesca Chiara, The AMR Narrative / EPF

Please contact laura.henderson@eu-patient.eu in case you have any questions.