The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a heavy blow to health care systems around the world. As the number of patients with COVID-19 and secondary bacterial infections continued to rise sharply, experts in the global health community feared what the long-term impact of the crisis would be for already critical levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), especially in low- […]

In the article, the authors show that progress reports suggest the implementation of AMR activities is vastly below what was promised 5 years ago. Since this commitment-compliance gap is far from unique to AMR, Weldon and Hoffman looked into lessons from IR theory to see what could be applicable to AMR.