April Webinar

Monitoring ARGs in Latin America

Tuesday, 27 April 2021
16:00 - 17:30 (EEST/UTC +3)
09:00 - 10:30 (EDT/UTC -4)

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This spring, Resistomap is organizing a series of live webinars to highlight the importance of monitoring antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) and emphasize the need to fill the surveillance gap in low- and middle-income countries. The April webinar will focus on antibiotic resistance monitoring projects in Latin America.

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Agenda

What Came First, the Chicken or the Antibiotic Resistance?

Hayden Hedman

U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Department of State

Small-Scale Poultry Development Could Promote Rural Communities
with Antimicrobial-Resistant Genes and Pathogens

Karla Vasco

Michigan State University, United States

Speakers

Hayden Hedman

U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Department of State

Dr. Hayden Hedman is an applied epidemiologist with expertise in spatial and complex systems. He has worked on a variety of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance at the intersection of humans and animals. For more info, see his website: www.haydenhedman.com.



Karla Vasco

Michigan State University, United States

Karla Vasco is a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University studying the role antibiotics play in the emergence of resistant bacteria in animal productions. Karla is collaborating in projects seeking to unravel the complex transmission pathways of pathogens and antibiotic resistance in humans, animals, and the environment within rural Ecuadorian communities.

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