Science Advocacy for Sustainable Health Security Solutions

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room 310 (Hynes Convention Center)
Tahir Hussain, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan, Mardan, Pakistan
From Pakistan, Tahir Hussein will speak about his research interests in multi-drug resistant pathogens and how he is leveraging his PhD platform to develop strategies to combat AMR by advocating for legislation and a public health antimicrobial advisory board on the national scale. As a 2016 Health Security Futures Fellow, he will speak about locally-owned advocacy on health security threats like AMR can lead to long-term sustainability.