Afreenish Amir | Project Director Antimicrobial Resistance
National Institute of Health (Pakistan)

Afreenish Amir, Project Director Antimicrobial Resistance, National Institute of Health (Pakistan)

Dr Afreenish Amir (MBBS, M.Phil, PhD (Microbiology), MPH, CHPE, DHM, PhD Public Health) has over sixteen years of experience in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. She is working on implementation of National Action Plan on One Health Antimicrobial Resistance, Laboratory systems, AMR and AMC Surveillance, Stewardship and Advocacy. She has been engaged in Pakistan AMR Surveillance System, GHSA AMR Action package, Candida auris diagnostics and surveillance, Asia Pathogens Genomics Initiative, Tricycle One Health Integrated AMR Surveillance, Environmental Surveillance of Cholera & Typhoid, LQMS trainings and National Antimicrobial Guidelines. She has 82 publications in national and international journals and many are underway. She is a Harvard Kennedy School and GCSP Geneva alumna (Global Health Security), GIBACHT fellow on biosafety and biosecurity (Germany), Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2015 (UK), Chair Emerging Leaders program in Infectious Diseases ISID (USA), Visiting Faculty Rawalpindi Medical University, member "WHO Advisory Group on the Bacterial Priority Pathogen List", member “Expert Group for WHO Global AMR Research Agenda in human health”, Pakistan Biological Safety Association, Federal Region Chapter Head, Board Director for Mehnaz Fatima Foundation Gilgit and Consultant Clinical Microbiology for American Society of Microbiology USA.

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Day 2 - World Antimicrobial Resistance Congress & Disease Prevention Control Summit 2024 @ 14:30

Panel: From new drug developments to new approaches: Tackling the emerging threat of anti-fungal resistance

last published: 12/Jun/24 19:45 GMT
last published: 12/Jun/24 19:45 GMT

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