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Health care and the power of procurement: Antibiotic stewardship in agriculture

2:00 - 3:00pm EDT

VIRTUAL

Stop the overuse of antibiotics event
Austin Donohue

Antibiotic overuse fuels drug-resistant bacteria that threaten our health. And nearly two thirds of the medically important antibiotics sold in the U.S. annually go to produce meat.

Health care institutions can promote antibiotic stewardship through the food they serve their staff and patients. Join this webinar to learn more.

Moderator: Matt Wellington, Public Health Campaigns Director at U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Speakers:

  • Dr. Sena Sayood, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Talene A. Metjian, PharmD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Kathy Lawrence, Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at the Milken Institute School of Public Health
  • John Stoddard, Associate Director of Climate and Food Strategy, Health Care Without Harm

This webinar is co-hosted by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the Infectious Diseases Division at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.


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