Chile new member of JPIAMR

Dec 13th, 2021
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We are pleased to welcome Chile as a new member of JPIAMR. Chile’s participation in JPIAMR is part of the country’s determination to become an active contributor to the world’s efforts to tackle the global challenge of AMR.

Chile is represented in JPIAMR by MICROB-R on behalf of the Ministry of Health.

Tania Herrera, Coordinator Chile National AMR Plan:

-As an JPIAMR member, we expect to advance collaborative efforts on ambitious, innovative, large scale research projects, introducing meaningful progress in our knowledge base to tackle the global challenge of AMR.

Andrea Moreno Switt, Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile:

-In the context of Chile’s newly launched version of its AMR National Plan, JPIAMR membership represents our renewed efforts and conviction that Chilean agenda and capabilities on AMR research are having a substantial upgrade, and that we are in solid shape to undertake collaborative projects benefiting the international AMR research community.

Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, JPIAMR Chair:

On behalf of the JPIAMR Management Board, I am extending a warm welcome to Chile as the 29th member of JPIAMR. It is with great pleasure and excitement that we are including yet another country in Latin America. We are looking forward to create opportunities for researchers in Chile to participate in future calls. The membership will unlock new research collaborations that may contribute to a deeper understanding of AMR and potentially, solutions to one of the key challenges of our time.

Read more on Chile’s national AMR research program and activities.