Delegate Name: Adrian Vasicek
November 22, 2022
Submitted To: World Health Organization
Subject: Antibiotic Resistance
Delegate: Adrian Vasicek
Royal Oak High School
Kenya is very grateful for the support the UN has given us in the past and very happy to continuously be a part of the UN. We are especially grateful for the support and aid from the US. We are aware of the many programs they have that send us resources and help from volunteers.
Antibiotic resistance is a huge problem in the world and becoming a large problem in Kenya. As 90% of our water waste does not make it to our water treatment plants. Instead, this water waste seeps into our ground and due to the dry and wet season in Kenya the ground really holds on to the waste. This is an issue because when things such as condensation happen antibiotics are brought back into the air and people inhale them, this causes antibiotic resistance in Kenya.
As this is an issue in Kenya as a way to reduce antibiotic resistance in we request funding and resources to help improve our water waste treatment plants. We would also like to decentralize our treatment plants, we understand that in the long term this could lead to a monopoly and we are certainly willing to take that risk in able to keep our people safe. By improving our water waste treatment plants and ensuring the water waste gets to them would lower the number of antibiotics being evaporated and breathed in by people. If not acted on then soon our whole population will be resistant to vaccines that we need for our society to function.
Overall Kenya knows that antibiotic resistance is a huge issue in the UN and wants to help change policies to lower rates of resistance. Also, help find new vaccines that the bacteria isn’t resistant to. However, currently, we need support and when we can, we will help in any way we can. Again we thank the UN for all the help and support and we are glad to be a part of the UN.