Dr. Kristina Osbjer is a veterinary epidemiologist with over 15-years of working in research, capacity development and management of emerging health threats, including antimicrobial resistance, in low and middle-income countries. As a Veterinary Advisor for ICARS, she provides technical support to project formulation and implementation, and on strengthening the research-policy interface. Kristina holds a degree in veterinary medicine (DVM) and a PhD in One Health and zoonotic diseases from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. In the past, she has served as Team Lead on AMR and animal health for FAO and has worked closely with governments and the Quadripartite on governance and control of AMR and infectious diseases.
Projects connected to Kristina Osbjer
- Mitigating the spread of antimicrobials and resistant microbes through treatment of manure
- Optimising vaccination and biosecurity regimes to enhance fight against AMR in commercial poultry production
- Reduction of colistin use in Vietnamese pig production
- Reducing antimicrobial use through improved provision of colostrum and use of vaccines in weaning pigs in Colombia