Table 1

Summary of how AMR adversely affects a number of UN sustainable development goals

UN global development goal (no)Impact of AMR
No poverty (1)AMR strikes hardest on the poor2 87
Zero hunger (2)Negative impact of AMR on animal husbandry88
Good health and well-being (3)AMR endangers health, well-being and functioning of health systems89
Clean water and sanitation (6)Antimicrobials and AMR organisms are released in wastewater90
Decent work and economic growth (8)AMR causes a cost to societies that endangers growth and employment91
Responsible consumption and production (12)AMR endangers balanced access to medical and environmental resources92
  • AMR, antimicrobial resistance.