Antimicrobial Resistance

Department of Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University


Henri-Dunant Rd., Wang-Mai, Pathumwan,
Bangkok 10330 Thailand | Website

Date of Designation:

8 November 2019

Areas of work

  • One Health approach to combating foodborne AMR
  • Epidemiological and risk assessment studies on foodborne AMR transmission
  • Isolation of bacterial pathogens and AMR characterization in food and aquatic animals
  • Prudent use of antibiotics and development of guidelines for use in livestock

Key activities

  • Developing AMR awareness raising materials
  • Organizing seminars, trainings or workshops on AMR issues based on One Health concept
  • Developing online learning materials on AMR
  • Providing advice and support for implementation of national laboratory-based AMR surveillance
  • Assessing AMR laboratory capacities using FAO-ATLASS
  • Conducting training on AMR testing and surveillance at national, regional and international levels
  • Supporting an external quality assurance programme for antimicrobial susceptibility testing in the region
  • Annual reporting on the AMR situation in bacteria associated with animals in the region
  • Providing support for the development of an AMR database in food and agriculture sectors
  • Providing advice on the development of guidelines for prudent use of antimicrobials in livestock
  • Conducting research on alternatives to antibiotics and on methods for AMR monitoring (phenotypic and genotypic characterization including whole genome sequencing) in collaboration with regional and international experts
  • Developing a collaborative research network among the member states
  • Providing advice to AMR Technical Advisory Groups

Working languages

  • English
  • Thai

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