Drug Resistance

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Newsweek Feature Examines Challenges Of Diagnosing, Treating, Preventing TB

Newsweek: Invisible Killer: The World’s Most Underestimated Disease “…[Tuberculosis is] an unsexy disease that affects those living in the shadows of society. Researchers, doctors, professors, and health care workers all agree that tuberculosis does not get the attention or investment from international donors that such a deadly killer — the…

Nations Respond To Antibiotic Resistance Arising From Use Among Livestock

National Geographic’s “Germination”: Last-Ditch Drug Resistance: China and Europe Respond Maryn McKenna, journalist and author, discusses antibiotic use among agricultural animals, focusing on colistin, “the only antibiotic that works against a growing category of serious infections,” and several nations’ responses to antibiotic resistance arising from use among livestock (1/6).

China, U.S. Should Limit Or Prevent Use Of Antibiotics

Global Health Governance’s “Young Voices Blog”: Greetings, from the post-antibiotic era Patrick Jarkowsky, masters degree candidate for global health and human security at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations, discusses the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ARB) and the need to limit or prevent antibiotic use in the…

Improving Access To, Preventing Excess Use Of Antibiotics Must Be ‘Global Priority’

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The challenge of global antibiotic policy: Improving access and preventing excess Ramanan Laxminarayan, director and senior fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), discusses a recent CDDEP study published in The Lancet, as well as an accompanying commentary, examining access to antibiotics…

Resilient Partnerships Critical To End Malaria In Southeast Asia

Huffington Post: A Partnership to End Malaria in the Mekong Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…The Global Fund partnership is backing a smart regional initiative with a US$100 million grant to tackle artemisinin resistance in Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos, and…

CSIS Report Examines U.S., Global Prioritization Of Antimicrobial Resistance

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Combating Antimicrobial Resistance in 2015 This report by Audrey Jackson, senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, examines U.S. and global prioritization of antimicrobial resistance. The summary states, “Despite recent progress, however, the United States still needs to formulate and articulate an…

Global Community Should Invest In Addressing Antibiotic Resistance

The Guardian: Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate Mandeep Dhaliwal, director of health and HIV at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) “…[W]ith coordinated action between government, industry, civil society, and the public at the international, national, and local levels, we can still turn the…

International Community Must Do More To Combat Drug-Resistant Microbes, WHO Report Says

News outlets continue to report on a new survey from the WHO on antibiotic resistance. Agence France-Presse: World failing in fight against antibiotic resistance: WHO “The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fueling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers,…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/kff

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.