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The COSTAR (Community Solutions to Antimicrobial Resistance) is now entering it’s delivery phase where community dialogues will be held across Bangladesh to discuss AMR at community level. This is a huge undertaking and requires the training of several layers of facilitators to ensure the community dialogue approach (CDA) can be...

Written by M.I.Shuvo, Edited by Lidis Garbovan In a previous blog piece about Articulating PV into the CDA, colleagues from the ARK team in Bangladesh reflected on the process of conducting PV workshops with people in the community. This blog is a continuation of the reflections on the process, written by...

Written by Basudev Bhattarai, edited by Nichola Jones In this blog, Basudev Bhattarai (HERD International Intervention Coordinator) will share reflections on how community members from two wards in the Kapilvastu district of Nepal were able to tell stories from their own communities and what could be the possible impacts of...

What is Participatory Video (PV)? PV is a process where researchers and members of a community come together to produce films. PV has been used in very many contexts around the world. In terms of Public Health research, a typical model is for researchers to approach a community with the...

At CE4AMR we champion the use of Community Engagement approaches to tackle the global challenge of AMR. Our focus on equitable partnerships and two-way knowledge exchange means that many of our research outputs are co-produced and co-owned by the community members we have worked with. For example, our participatory video...

While CE4AMR’s work is focused on drivers of AMR within the health of humans and domesticated animals, one might ask the question “What is the place of wildlife in AMR?”. In this blog, CE4AMR Research Fellow, Jess Mitchell, talks about her recent trip to Uganda, where she investigated community perceptions...

Community engagement the way forward to identify local problems and provide community-led sustainable solutions to antimicrobial resistance   In March 2022, ReAct Asia Pacific, World Animal Protection India, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office organised a Colloquium on State Action Plans on AMR in India. This meeting discussed...

As part of our COSTAR project CE4AMR aimed to scale up the use of Participatory Video (PV) to explore AMR at community level. The PV method hinges on the values of equitability and co-production to create films which represent community level knowledge on AMR. Films can act as advocacy tools...

CE4AMR is thrilled to be associated with the inaugural Future Leaders Against AMR programme. We will be supporting* several sessions in this global, interdisciplinary mentorship programme aimed at developing the future generation of AMR professionals. Future Leaders Against AMR chimes with many of the key values of the CE4AMR network,...

The CE4AMR team at the University of Leeds, and HERD International, Nepal are working with communities to co-design an educational resource on the topic of antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). This was originally planned to be co-developed by young people, teachers, and wider community members through a series of interactive workshops. However,...