ISSUE 11 February 2019                      SEE COMPLETE ISSUE:     Recent Publications   The Mandate for a Global One Health Approach toAntimicrobial Resistance Surveillance In January 2019, Dr. Siddhartha Thakur of North Carolina State’s College of Veterinary Medicine drafted an editorial highlighting the importance of a One Health approach in reducing the burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The editorial, published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, gave examples of how complex factors at the human, animal and environmental interface all contribute to the spread of AMR, a threat which is not contained by social or geographical boundaries. Dr. Thakur argues that surveillance for AMR in our increasingly globalized world must be a harmonized international effort.      Read more