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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.
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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.
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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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ASM Members on Capitol Hill

ASM Members Meet with Senate Appropriations Chair
ASM volunteer leaders met with Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and participated in the 22nd Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Capitol Hill Exhibition & Reception

Members of the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities on Capitol Hill
The Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities (CMIIM) traveled to Washington, DC and attended a Hill Day planned by PSAB staff.  They met with members of Congress and their relevant staff. 

If you are interested in meeting with your members to discuss issues of importance to the microbiological sciences e-mail advocacy@asmusa.org.

Helpful Links:

Taking the Message to Congress
A guide to communicating with Congress from the American Society for Microbiology Office of Public Affairs.

 

 

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