University of Amsterdam
The Social Dimensions of Antimicrobial Resistance
University of Amsterdam

The Social Dimensions of Antimicrobial Resistance

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Danny de Vries
Luisa Toro-Alzate

Instructors: Danny de Vries

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • To render visible the social dimensions of AMR

  • To learn about social science perspectives and tools

  • To learn about interdisciplinary collaboration

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module introduces the course, presents the definitions of AMR and social sciences, and explore the complexity of AMR. Also, introduces AMR from a biomedical and social science perspective and shows the role that social science/social scientists play(s) in this field.

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7 videos11 readings2 quizzes3 plugins

This module aims to portray the social science dimensions of AMR from a micro (individual) to a macro (governance) level. The level of people and the public, people’s experiences with and knowledge of antimicrobials and the relation with its provision, consumption and the wider infrastructures will be explored.

What's included

7 videos8 readings1 quiz

This module aims to portray the social science dimensions of AMR from a micro (individual) to a macro (governance) level. In terms of systems and environments, insights will be provided on the dynamics and interactions related to the relevant systems surrounding AMR and the internal and external influences. The development and implementation of AMR policies from a local to a global level and the matter of AMR framing will be covered, related to AMR institutions and policies.

What's included

8 videos9 readings2 quizzes

This module aims to portray interdisciplinary, collaborative ways of bringing about change in the field of AMR. It will reflect upon how to work on AMR collaboratively while also zooming into the synergies and tensions of working together between different disciplines. Moreover, it will present social science methods - social survey, participant observations, interviewing and implementation science - to achieve AMR transformations in terms of behaviour change and community engagement and awareness.

What's included

4 videos8 readings1 quiz8 plugins


Danny de Vries

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University of Amsterdam
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