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More Nations Implement Plans To Address Antimicrobial Resistance, U.N. Survey Shows

CIDRAP News: Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans “A new global survey has found that more than 90 percent of the world’s population now live in a country that has developed or is working on a national action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The survey, conducted in…

WHO Ministerial Conference Provided Opportunity For Global TB Community To Accelerate Progress Against Disease

The Lancet Global Health: Tuberculosis makes it onto the international political agenda for health … finally Mario Raviglione, director of the Global TB Programme at the WHO, and colleagues “…The latest global burden of disease assessment measuring progress on health-related [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] concludes that tuberculosis is one of…

Health Leaders Should Take ‘Meaningful Action’ On TB At Moscow Meeting

Moscow Times: Ending Tuberculosis Starts in Moscow José Luis Castro, executive director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and Michel Kazatchkine, U.N. secretary general’s special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia “A meeting of the world’s health ministers in Moscow this week…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Iran earthquake survivors, sleeping on rubble, ask for help (Karimi/Nasiri, 11/15). Global Health NOW: One Global Health Leader’s Non-Traditional Path (Simpson, 11/13). Global Health NOW: “A Really Big Change”: Global Health Leader Marian Wentworth (Simpson, 11/14). New York Times: U.N. Climate Fund Promised Billions to Poor Nations. For…

Blog Post Highlights Topics Discussed At World Health Summit In Berlin

European Public Health Alliance: Hot topics in public health go global in Berlin at the World Health Summit Sascha Marschang, director of operations and membership at EPHA, highlights various topics discussed at the World Health Summit in Berlin, including health security, antimicrobial resistance, and vaccination (11/15).

U.N. Kicks Off World Antibiotic Awareness Week To Promote Responsible Use Of Medicines

Healio: Health agencies kick off World Antibiotic Awareness Week “Today marks the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week — an event led by WHO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the World Organization for Animal Health that promotes appropriate antibiotic use in humans and animals…” (Viguers,…

Editorial, Opinion Piece Recognize World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The Lancet Global Health: Fighting antimicrobial resistance on all fronts Editorial Board “The theme of this year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov 13-19) is ‘seek advice.’ But what if your health professional’s advice is not evidence-based? … The news media regularly resounds to hope stories of new antibiotics, but –…

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