ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

A global public health threat

FIGHTING ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IS EVERYONE’S CONCERN

700,000 DEATHS

Annually worldwide.
If we do not take action this figure is estimated to reach 10 million deaths a year by 2050

$100 TRILLION

Potential loss for world production and a projected annual decrease in global gdp of between 1.1% and 3.8% by 2050

80%

Of our sales in clinical applications from products that contribute to the fight against antimicrobial resistance either directly or indirectly

75%

of our R&D expenses dedicated to combatting antimicrobial resistance

Programs to educate healthcare professionals

The Company also takes part to raise public awareness about the importance of the appropriate use of antibiotics in order to combat this threat.

  • November 18th – 24th, 2019
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW)
    bioMérieux is fully committed to sustaining antibiotic efficacy for future generations.

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