Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), or the ability of a bacterium, virus, or fungus to develop resistance to the medicines commonly used to treat them, is one of the leading global public health threats today. Currently, AMR causes more than 700,000 deaths annually. If left unchecked, this number is expected to rise to 10 million deaths annually by 2050. In collaboration with the infectious disease community, we are working to develop solutions that address and help treat the serious and growing AMR crisis.
Smart city elements have the potential to enable safer cities
Smarter, Safer Cities: Improving Public Safety
Smart cities also can be “Safe Cities” through the integration of smart city and public safety initiatives. An estimated 20 Safe City pilot programs are underway across the United States, in addition to programs on nearly every continent, in cities such as Dubai, Singapore and London.