Debate on antimicrobial resistance

6 Feb 2020

The Executive Committee of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva presents a debate on the topic ‘Antimicrobial resistance: a growing threat to our society’.

The debate will be followed by a Q&A session and a private reception.

When: Thursday, 6 February 2020, 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Where: Innovation Centre, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), Rue Alcide-Jentzer 17, 1205 Geneva

Mandatory registration at by Tuesday, 4 February 2020.


6.30 pm Welcome speech by Mr. Raymond Loretan, President, Diplomatic Club of Geneva
6.35 pm Debate (in English) with:

  • Prof. Stephan Harbarth, Full Professor of Medicine at University of Geneva and Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control at Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
  • Dr. Hanan H. Balkhy, Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Dr. Manica Balasegaram, Executive Director, Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP)
  • Moderation: Prof. Laura Piddock, Director of Scientifc Affairs, Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP)

7.15 pm Q&A session
7.45 pm Reception
8.30 pm End

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