Episode 8 – Dr. Henry Skinner

Dr. Henry Skinner, CEO of the AMR Action Fund, joins Dani Peters, CAIC Senior Advisor, during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week to discuss the status of the global campaign to combat antimicrobial resistance in this 8th episode of the AMR Action Podcast. Dr. Skinner shares his perspective on the challenges with the broken market, and the barriers that need to be overcome in order to expedite innovation for new antimicrobials. He also discusses incentive models for policy makers and why more robust investments are needed from the private sector. Finally, he shares his optimism stemming from new technologies that are being tested and supported through the AMR Action Fund.