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Improving WASH Services In Health Care Facilities Necessary To Achieve Health-Related SDGs, Zambia Health Minister Writes In Opinion Piece

Devex: Opinion: From resolution to revolution in health care Chitalu Chilufya, Zambia’s minister of health and member of the National Assembly of Zambia “…[I]t’s time for the WASH revolution — and if recent events are indicative of commitments, we have good news. National governments recognize that the health and well-being…

MSF, Activists Call For Lower Prices, Better Access To TB Drugs During Lung Health Conference

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders: MSF and TB activists disrupt opening of TB conference to protest high drug prices “The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is urging pharmaceutical corporations to make improved drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) treatment affordable and available for hundreds of thousands of people…

Wellcome Report Outlines Strategies To Better Communicate Issues Surrounding Drug Resistance

Becker’s Hospital Review: 5 ways to improve global understanding of antimicrobial resistance “The world has not taken enough action to address antimicrobial resistance in part due to limited understanding and support from the general public, according to a new report from the nonprofit research charity Wellcome … For the report,…

G20 Health Ministers Issue Detailed Declaration Addressing Global Health Goals

Health Policy Watch: G20 Health Ministers Issue Detailed Declaration On Global Health Goals “A G20 Health Ministers Declaration, issued after a two-day meeting of ministers in Okayama, Japan, has endorsed rapid achievement of universal health coverage, a more effective support of healthy aging, increased attention to health emergencies and their…

Experts, Lawmakers Call For More Investment In R&D Of New Drugs To Treat Antimicrobial-Resistant Microorganisms

Homeland Preparedness News: Experts, lawmakers call for improved drug pipeline to treat superbugs “Antimicrobial resistant (AMR) microorganisms, also known as superbugs, increasingly threaten every person on Earth, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and national experts. … [T]here’s only a certain amount of antibiotics in the pipeline, which needs…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg: Africa May Have 90% of the World’s Poor in Next 10 Years, World Bank Says (Naidoo, 10/9). CIDRAP News: U.K. report cites lack of progress on AMR Review steps (Dall, 10/9). Devex: Redacted FOI request raises questions on Australian aid’s transparency (Cornish, 10/10). Devex: IDC chair Stephen Twigg warns…

Lack Of Progress On Drug Resistance Since AMR Review, New Report Says

The Telegraph: ‘Startling’ lack of progress in fight against superbugs, report warns “Governments and pharmaceutical companies have made a ‘startling’ lack of progress in tackling superbugs, more than three years since a landmark report warned of their growing threat. … [A] report tracking progress since the 2016 review, has found…

Opinion Piece Outlines 5 Steps To Help Identify, Treat Patients With MDR-TB

Scientific American: Five Interventions for Treating Multidrug-Resistant TB Ifeanyi Nsofor, medical doctor, CEO of EpiAFRIC, and director of policy and advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch “…The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral combination for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). … This novel drug combination could be…