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Building the Australian response to the "superbugs" crisis

Research project
Active research
Project size
2,918 MSEK
Project period
2017 - 2021
Project owner
Mark Davis (project leader), Monash University, Australia; Prof Monika Djerf-Pierre University of Gothenburg (JMG/CARe) and Monash University; Prof Andrea Whittaker, Monash University, Prof Mia Lindgren Monash University, Prof Paul Flowers, Glasgow Caledo

Short description

This project aims to investigate the public’s engagement with communications and media on antimicrobial resistance, examine their trust in expert knowledge and study the enactment of advice regarding antimicrobial drugs in everyday life. The resistance of common infections to antibiotics and other drugs is jeopardising health worldwide, including in Australia.