Dhaka, Dec. 3 -- Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a great threat to global health, potentially undermining the effectiveness of essential medicines and medical procedures, experts have said.

But vaccines can help prevent AMR by reducing antibiotic use through lowering disease burden and disease transmission, they added.

They said this at a seminar on Sunday organised by International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) in collaboration with the Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership (GARP) - an international network to contain and combat Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

The event was held under the title "Antimicrobial Resistance and Vaccines Workshop".

icddr,b Scientist Dr Wasif Ali Khan, GARP Chair, hig...