AMR is a growing global threat to human health and economic development.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it has already reached alarming levels in many parts of the world.
Globally, AMR is responsible for 700,000 deaths with a significant economic burden per year.
By 2050, it is estimated that AMR might cause more deaths than cancer.
According to recent estimations by the World Bank, a failure to address this problem may also result in a global economic damage on par with 2008 financial crisis.
AMR could reduce Gross domestic product (GDP)
substantially and affect low-income countries the most