News & Perspective

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016
UN headquarters

Experts hope UN meeting on antimicrobial resistance yields action

Though some are skeptical, all experts hope for concrete actions.

Sep 16, 2016

Sep 16, 2016
Goat farm

FAO advises nations on curbing ag antimicrobial use

The use of antimicrobials in livestock tops 60,000 metric tons a year.

Sep 13, 2016

Sep 13, 2016

News Scan for Sep 13, 2016

New norovirus strains
MDR pathogens in Syrian kids
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Cholera in Haiti
New C diff antibiotic

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016
Flags at UN headquarters

Report outlines drug-resistance steps ahead of UN meeting

Recommendations focus on reducing ag antibiotic use, improving surveillance, and boosting public health.

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 02, 2016

CRE cases in Wisconsin
ASP intervention in C diff patients
Antibiotic prescribing by dentists
Incentives for antibiotic development
Polymyxin resistance in Brazil
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth
MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016

News Scan for Aug 30, 2016

Vaccine exemptions
Meningitis B vaccine recs
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth

Aug 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016
Antibiotics prescription

Experts propose global targets for cutting antibiotic use

Global health experts urge the UN to set worldwide targets for reduced antibiotic consumption.

Aug 19, 2016

News Scan for Aug 19, 2016

MCR-1 in UTI in Switzerland
HPV vaccine acceptance
UN cholera lawsuit immunity

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

News Scan for Aug 18, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Burden of bloodstream infections
UN Haiti cholera shift
Contact lens infections

Jul 18, 2016

Jul 18, 2016
United Nations logo

Experts call for global action plan on antimicrobial resistance

The plan would ensure sustainable global access while combating resistance.

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