Roundtable 1- One Health communications and AMR: Policy, practice & politics

Davis, M. (Host), Schermuly, A. (Contributor), Whittaker, A. (Contributor), Kerry Dunse (Contributor)

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Description

Australia’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy: 2020 & Beyond (2019) adopts a ‘One health communications’ approach, resonating with international policy frameworks. Specifically, the strategy advocates for “coordinated action across all sectors where antimicrobials are used in the country, as well as close coordination with global action” (page 3). One Health is explained as the “interconnection between people, animals, plants and their shared environment” (page 5). The one health approach is widely accepted and applied in many policy and communications framings of AMR, but presents some challenges for shared and agreed understanding. Moreover, to be effective, the practical and political dimensions of one health policy settings need to be acknowledged and ‘baked in’. This SSN roundtable event considers how one health communication approaches might be profitably translated into action. Discussants will consider framings of one health from the points of view of policy decision-making, health care practice and social research. They will also discuss how shared understanding of one health can support goals and targets that will help us know that we are making a difference in efforts to mitigate AMR. Join us for this opportunity to debate the ways forward for AMR policy and communications.
Period1 Jul 2021
Event titleSocial Science Network in AMR - Roundtables: One Health communications and AMR: Policy, practice & politics
Event typeWorkshop
LocationClayton
Degree of RecognitionInternational