General objectives

The main objective of the project is to explore the circulation of antibiotic resistant bacteria at the interface between humans, animals and the environment in Cambodia.

Specific objectives

The first specific objective is to estimate the prevalence of antibioresistance in one main hospital of Phnom Penh, Calmette Hospital, and in one provincial hospital, Battambang Provincial Referral Hospital, due to community infections. The second specific objective is to study the circulation of resistant bacteria in the environment (animals, soil, food, water) of patients with resistant bacteria from Battambang hospital. The third objective is to contribute to the development of research capacities and scientific skills on ABR and “One Health” concept.