If the spread of antimicrobial resistance is not reduced the world faces a future where common infections will become life threatening. It is estimated that more people will die from antimicrobial resistant infections than cancer in 2050. If you present to hospital today with severe sepsis (bacterial invasion of your bloodstream) you have a greater chance of dying than if you had a heart-attack. Resistance to antibiotics only increases the risk of mortality and complicates treatment when these infections occur. Hear our team of experts address this global health issue.

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About Health Matters Lecture Series

Launched in 2017, Health Matters is a series of dynamic public lectures featuring renowned researchers and clinicians. Attendees enjoy fine food and beverages while hearing directly from subject matter experts in an environment that encourages discussion about matters that impact the health of you and your loved ones.

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