Antibiotics: to regulate or not? | University of Oxford

Antibiotics: to regulate or not?

Speaker
Professor Steven J. Hoffman, Professor Julian Savulescu
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:00
Venue
Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BP
Venue details

Corner of Catte and Holywell Streets

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The World Health Organization identifies antibiotic resistance as a global challenge so serious that it threatens the fundamental achievement of modern medicine. Looking at human use and the use of antibiotics in meat production – what can we do to stimulate research into new antibiotics and to regulate the current use of antibiotics? How does collective responsibility and its ethical implications play its part?