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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Organizations included:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Phytopathological Society
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • American Society of Medical Technologists
  • Animal Care Panel
  • Center for Research and Scientific Communication
  • Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation
  • Council of Scientific Society Presidents
  • Council on Environmental Quality
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  • Foundation for the Study of Life Cycles
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • International Society of Chemotherapy
  • Intersociety Committee on Laboratory Services Related to Health
  • Latin American Microbiological Congress
  • National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel
  • National Committee for Careers in the Medical Laboratory  
  • National Committee on Clinical Laboratory Standards
  • National Council on Health Laboratory Services
  • National Economic Council of Allied Health Professions
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Referral Center for Science and Technology
  • National Safety Council
  • National Sanitation Foundation
  • National Science Fair
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Society for Medical Research
  • Office of Science and Technology - President's Science Advisor
  • Pensions for Professionals
  • Society for Industrial Microbiology
  • U.S. Civil Service Commission
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture