The NorthernGLASS project is about stopping the spread of antimicrobial bacteria in the Baltic Sea region. The project wants to promote the use of the so-called Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS).
There is a growing concern in the world and in the Baltic Sea region of antimicrobial resistance. This is a global problem and nations must work together to stop the development. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), antimicrobial resistance can be contained when clear action plans are used. WHO has created a system called the Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS). The overall aim of the NorthernGLASS project is to test GLASS and increase knowledge of antimicrobial resistance in the Baltic Sea region.
The project will establish a transnational collaboration of partners from the health sector in the Baltic Sea region. The partners will use GLASS as a compliment to existing national antimicrobial resistance surveillance systems. During the project, webinars and workshops will be held to inform the partners of GLASS and how to implement it. The insights, experiences and success of GLASS will be documented and communicated to WHO. As part of the project, the partners also cooperate with organisations in other countries not mentioned above.