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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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Drug-Resistant Infections factsheet and videos

13 July 2017 The Royal Society Te Apārangi

The Royal Society Te Apārangi is releasing supporting material to the summary of evidence ‘Antimicrobial resistance – Implications for New Zealanders’ that was released in May. A factsheet in either Te Reo Māori or English is available to download on their website royalsociety.org.nz/antimicrobial describing the key concepts. Three short videos are also available through this link that discuss how bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics; how antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread; and what we can do to help.