Drug Resistance

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

High Prices Hinder Access To Improved Treatment For Drug-Resistant TB; Pandemic-Related Disruptions In HIV, TB, Cancer Programs Expected To Increase Deaths

Devex: High price excludes patients from better treatment for drug-resistant TB “…Johnson & Johnson, which markets bedaquiline under the brand name Sirturo [for the treatment of drug-resistant TB], has been accused of employing unfair tactics in an attempt to retain the drug’s patent and tighten its grip on the monopoly.…

Blogs, Releases Discuss Climate Change, WASH, Reparations For Cholera Victims In Haiti, Other Global Health Issues

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Exemplars in Global Health: Q&A with Dr. Niranjan Bose Niranjan Bose, managing director of Health & Life Sciences Strategy at Gates Ventures LLC (6/24). Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Climate change merits a fiscal response like COVID-19’s Vinod Thomas, visiting professor for the Asian…

More News In Global Health

Devex: ‘Optimized for the underserved’: A new diagnostic test built for low-income settings (Cheney, 6/17). Devex: Can business step up on SDGs post COVID-19? (Saldinger, 6/17). Homeland Preparedness News: Bavarian Nordic to increase bulk manufacturing of Ebola vaccines for Janssen (Galford, 6/16). Homeland Preparedness News: IAEA launches new initiative to…

WHO Denies Reports SARS-CoV-2 Losing Potency, Warns Pandemic Interrupting Essential Health Services, Increasing Antimicrobial Resistance Due To Widespread Use Of Antibiotics

Reuters: WHO and other experts say no evidence of coronavirus losing potency “World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency…” (Kelland…

CDC Publishes MMWR Articles On Progress Toward Polio Eradication, Update On Drug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi In Pakistan, Iraq

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Surveillance to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2018-2019 Jacquelyn S. Lickness, technical coordinator at the Polio Eradication Branch at the CDC, and colleagues (5/22). CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Update on Extensively Drug-Resistant Salmonella Serotype Typhi Infections Among Travelers to or…

More News In Global Health

Borgen Magazine: Telemedicine in Developing Countries (Barnes, 5/15). CNBC: ‘Superbugs’ are a hidden danger in the fight against coronavirus, says former CDC director (Cher, 5/13). Financial Times: Special Report: Future of AI and Digital Healthcare (Multiple authors, 5/14). The Guardian: Kenya’s pastoralists face hunger and conflict as locust plague continues…

More News In Global Health

The Atlantic: Joe Biden’s Invisible Pandemic Expert (Dovere, 5/7). Bloomberg: A Vet Detective Squad Is Preparing for the Next Pandemic (Gross, 5/6). The Economist: Scientific research on the coronavirus is being released in a torrent (5/7). New Humanitarian: Locusts complete triad of humanitarian threats facing Iran (Glinski, 5/6). POLITICO: Tony…

More News In Global Health

Christian Science Monitor: Ebola experts’ tips to fight COVID-19: Listen. Build trust. Show respect (Brown, 5/5). Devex: Aid contractors not liable for U.S. foreign policy, lawyers argue in terror-financing case (Igoe, 5/5). Devex: Has it become too dangerous to measure violence against women? (Rogers, 5/6). Devex: The journey to measure…