"Antibiotics: to regulate or not?" - Panel discussion

15 February 2018

Portrait of Professor Julian Savulescu

with Professor Julian Savulescu
Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics

Professor Julian Savulescu has held the Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford since 2002. He has degrees in medicine, neuroscience and bioethics. He directs the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics within the Faculty of Ph...

Portrait of Professor Steven Hoffman

with Professor Steven Hoffman
Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow

Steven J. Hoffman is an Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow on the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease; the Director of the Global Strategy Lab, a Professor of Global Health, Law, and Political Science at York Univer...

The World Health Organization identifies antibiotic resistance as a global challenge so serious that it threatens the fundamental achievement of modern medicine. Looking at human use and the use of antibiotics in meat production – what can we do to stimulate research into new antibiotics and to regulate the current use of antibiotics? How does collective responsibility and its ethical implications play its part?