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Antimicrobial Resistance: Homefront Security Implications for Singapore
Mr Nandhakumar Gunasekaran Senior Analyst
Mr Nandhakumar Gunasekaran
This policy report examines the issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that has emerged as a multi-dimensional threat to the health security of populations worldwide (including Singapore). Given the major role of the agricultural sector as a pathway of AMR through zoonotic diseases, the report highlights the role of the agricultural sector in contributing to the AMR issue. Focusing on homefront security, the possible threat and impact of AMR and zoonosis is then analysed in the hypothetical worst-case scenario of a public health crisis. Lastly, the steps taken by authorities in Singapore to manage such a possible threat are highlighted.
|Theme:||Cybersecurity, Biosecurity and Nuclear Safety / Singapore and Homeland Security|
|Region:||Southeast Asia and ASEAN|