Superbugs are becoming more powerful than global health. We are on a mission to reduce their resolve.

 

 
 
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What are superbugs?

Many of the antibiotics that once saved the lives of millions have stopped working. Each year at least 700,000 people die globally from drug-resistant diseases—or diseases caused by superbugs. Scientists now predict that by 2050 superbugs could kill 10 million people every year.

Currently underway is a global three-year reporting, awareness-building, solution-sharing, advocacy and change initiative focused on combating the global rise in resistant infections. We are tackling the problem at a critical moment as the rise in resistant infections has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization and global health leaders like Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer of Great Britain. 

Learn more at ikanahealth.com/amr.

If we fail to act, we are looking at an almost unthinkable scenario where antibiotics no longer work and we are cast back into the dark ages of medicine.
— DAVID CAMERON, FORMER UK PRIME MINISTER

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