Policy Documents

Find here recent technical documents, which were created to guide policy development.

2023 Bracing for Superbugs: Strengthening environmental action in the One Health response to antimicrobial resistance. United Nations Environment Programme, VISBN: 978-92-807-4006-6. Authors: Coque TM, Graham DW, Pruden A, So AD, Topp E, Vaughn Grooters S, Echeverria A.

2022 Environmental Dimensions of Antimicrobial Resistance Summary for Policymakers. United Nations Environment Programme. Undisclosed list of authors.

2022 Wastewater for Health A guide for implementing wastewater-based epidemiology to improve public health in low-resource settings. Report supported by ARUP University. Key contributors: Bailey O, Graham DW, Jones D, Kasprzyk-Hordern B, Shuttleworth J, Khan L, Morcillo de Amuedo P, Earl E, Walsh P, Williams V.

August 2021 Antimicrobial Resistance and Water: The risks and costs for economies and societies BRIEFING PAPER. World Economic Forum in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Co-authors: Adams T, Cole M, Graham D, Vexler C, Walker O, Huber A, Mung A, Stinson C, Easen N.

December 2020 Monitoring the presence and infection risk of SARS-CoV-2 in the environment: approaches, limitations and interpretation. Transmission of Covid-19 in the Wider Environment Group (TWEG), reporting to UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). Co-authors: McGonigle D, Bennett A, Callaghan K, Dancer S, Gormley M, Graham D, Hart A, Jones D, Kay D, Keevil B, Kelly F, Noakes C, Pilley V, Reid J, Robinson V, Wilson AJ, Wyn-Jones P, Henderson G.

December 2020 Monitoring wastewater for COVID-19. Prepared for The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. Author: Amelie Ott, with D Graham and M Quintela-Baluja acting as some of the external reviewers of the article.

June 2020 Evidence of Wider Environmental Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Assessing risk of transmission through outdoor air, water, outdoor surfaces, and food. Transmission of Covid-19 in the Wider Environment Group (TWEG), reporting to UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). Co-authors: Henderson G, Bennett A, Callaghan K, Dancer S, Graham D, Hart A, Jones D, Kay D, Iturriza-Gomara M, Keevil B, Kelly F, McGonigle D, Morgan A, Noakes C, Reid J, Wilson AJ, Wyn-Jones P.

June 2020 Technical brief on water, sanitation, hygiene and wastewater management to prevent infections and reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ISBN: 978-92-4-000641-6. Co-authors: Medlicott K, Wester A, Gordon B, Montgomery M, Tayler E, Sutherland D, Schmoll O, De Souza M, Koo-Oshima S, DaBalogh K, Pinto Ferreira J, Erlacher-Vindel E, Clayton H, Graham D, Larsson J, Medema G, de Roda Husman AM, Schmitt H, Yang M, Zhang Y.

2018 Initiatives for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment: Current Situation and Challenges. White paper for U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the UK Science & Innovation Network, and the Wellcome Trust. Co-authors: Ahammad Z, Arduino M, de Roda Husman AM, Durso L, Edge T, Garber G, Garland J, Gaze W, Graham D, Kirby A, LaPara T, McLain J, McDonald C, Nappier S, Patrick D, Rousham E, Stekel D, Topp E, Verner-Jeffreys D, Wittum T, Wong A.