Project: Network T&CM alternatives for antibiotics worldwide: Global Initiative for Traditional Solutions to Antimicrobial Resistance (GIFTS-AMR)

Acronym GIFTS-AMR (Reference Number: JPIAMR_2020_N007)
Duration 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2022
Project Topic Objectives: - To develop a global "Traditional Solutions to Antimicrobial Resistance" network - To develop research agendas starting with at least one to three prioritized indications both in human and veterinary healthcare - To prepare grant proposals for research projects and the continuation of the network after the JPIAMR project - To communicate to relevant stakeholders the existence, activities and output (e.g. research agendas, website) of the Network, both online (report on website, webinars) and during an (online) international conference Activities: - Plenary and working group meetings: two ‘live’ meetings/ year if possible; otherwise via online video conferences. Telephone or video conference calls. - Survey and interviews to collect information of research institutes (e.g. research fields, projects, infrastructure/ networks, databases, available technologies and resources, research capacities and areas that need strengthening) - Communication through 3-monthly newsletters, website, congress and webinars Expected results: - A growing globally organized network of Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM) and AMR/ infectious diseases research institutes, researchers in both human and veterinary medicine and global/ regional policy makers - A website with accessible information on T&CM, regarding for example research institutes, research fields, projects, infrastructures/ networks, databases, available technologies and resources - A supported research agenda on priority areas for research in both human and veterinary medicine - Global communication on the contributions of T&CM (research) to AMR and prevention and treatment of infections - Funding and sustainability: the network will facilitate collaboration between institutions with similar interests in order to prepare grant proposals which will enable the research agenda to be implemented, and the network to be sustainable after the end of funding from JPIAMR
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Network JPI AMR
Call 10th Joint Call of JPIAMR

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 University of Applied Sciences Leiden Coordinator Netherlands
2 Austrian Umbrella Organization for Medical Holistic Therapy Observer Austria
3 OEGVH, WissHom Observer Austria
4 Medical University of Varna Observer Bulgaria
5 Centre for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Observer China
6 University of Witten-Herdecke Observer Germany
7 University Medical Center Freiburg Observer Germany
8 University of Ghana Observer Ghana
9 Eurocam Observer Belgium
10 University of Pécs Observer Hungary
11 University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology Observer India
12 Coordination Center For Complementary Medicine Of The Health Unit, Tuscany North West Observer Italy
13 Fondazione per la Salutogenesi ONLUS Observer Italy
14 National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development Observer Niger
15 Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture Observer Norway
16 University of Applied Sciences Leiden Observer Netherlands
17 Bursa Uludag University Observer Turkey
18 Makerere University Observer Uganda
19 University of Southampton Observer United Kingdom
20 Organic Research Centre Observer United Kingdom
21 Sustainable Business Institute Observer Germany
22 Sigmund Freud University Observer Austria
23 University of Sciences, Techniques and Bamako Technologies Observer Mali
24 IAVH Observer Spain