Tackling antimicrobial resistance globally

Rosalie Schultz
Med J Aust 2018; 208 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja17.01125
Published online: 2 April 2018

Your publication of a review on global approaches to antimicrobial resistance is timely.1 We especially note that antibiotic-resistant pathogens are not limited by borders, have greater impact on disadvantaged communities, and will require coordinated, high level government commitment to minimise their threat.1

  • Rosalie Schultz1,2

  • 1 Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2 Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation, Ninti One, Alice Springs, NT


I am supported by a scholarship from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation awarded through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

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