Antibiotics: to regulate or not?
The World Health Organization identifies antibiotic resistance as a global challenge so serious that it threatens the fundamental achievement of modern medicine. Looking at human use and the use of antibiotics in meat production – what can we do to stimulate research into new antibiotics and to regulate the current use of antibiotics? How does collective responsibility and its ethical implications play its part?
Date: 14 February 2018, 17:00 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2018)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Venue Details: Corner of Catte and Holywell Streets
Speakers: Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease), Professor Steven J. Hoffman (Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Global Strategy Lab at the University of Ottawa)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organiser: Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford)
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Part of: Health: fresh perspectives
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Audience: Public
Editor: Clara Bowyer