Webinar: Antimicrobial stewardship – experiences from regions and countries

6 July 2023 12:00 – 13:30 CET

Thursday, 6 July 2023

12:00-13:30 (CEST)

Interpretation into French and Spanish will  be available


  • Opening remarks: Benedikt Huttner, Team Lead, Essential Medicines, WHO HQ
  • WHO antimicrobial stewardship guidance and tools: Deborah Tong, Technical Officer (AMS), WHO HQ
  • Antimicrobial stewardship in primary health care in the Philippines: Johanna B Mallari-Abella, Pharmacist V, Pharmaceutical Division, Department of Health, Philippines
  • Antimicrobial stewardship in Egyptian hospitals: setting the scene: Yara Khalaf, AMS Officer, WHO Country Office, Egypt
  • Leveraging enablers and overcoming challenges to scale up AMS activities in Ethiopia: Wendosen Shewarega, AMR Team Coordinator, Ministry of Health, Ethiopia
  • Moderated Q&A
  • Closing remarks: Uhjin Kim, Essential Drugs and Medicines regional advisor, WHO SEARO


Moderator: Sarah Paulin-Deschenaux, Technical officer (AMR), WHO HQ