What is Antimicrobial Resistance?
According to the Africa Union Center for Disease Control (AUCDC), Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) occurs when antimicrobials undergo genetic changes. Most microorganisms have used their survival mechanisms ( genetic changes) to resist the effect of Antimicrobials. The misuse, abuse and overuse of Antimicrobials in human health and animal health has led to resistance, which in turn spills over into the environment and
World Antimicrobial Resistance Week (WAAW)
The World Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Week (WAAW) is set to take place, November 18th to 24th 2020. So what is Antimicrobial Resistance, and why should we be concerned about it, especially in a time that the world is dealing with a pandemic?
CYNESA South Africa Team Meets with Environmental Affairs Minister Barbara Creecy
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Fisheries and Forestry of the Republic of South Africa, Hon. Barbara Creecy, held a consultative meeting with young leaders, and engaged in an interactive dialogue on a wide range of environmental issues. The event, held on February 27th at the Aviator Hotel in Kempton Park, Johannesburg,…
Environmental Protection and Youth Engagement in the Digital Age
The CYNESA Democratic Republic of Congo chapter brought together 28 young people from the Espace Etudiants at the Centre de Recherche et de Documentation Africaine in Bukavu, South Kivu for a conference themed, “Environmental Protection and Youth Engagement in the Digital Age”, on November 9th 2019. Didier Mugalihya, CYNESA DRC Country…
CYNESA ED Speaks at Diocese of Providence’s Care for Creation Series
The Office of Faith Formation of the Diocese of Providence, in Rhode Island, USA, organized several events as part of the Diocese’s Care for Creation series, in October 2019. Under the leadership of Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, the forums invited participants to develop authentic Catholic responses to some of the…