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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 –…

HIV Drug Resistance Could Lead To Resurgence Of Epidemic, Researchers Warn

HealthDay News: Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback? “The advent of powerful drugs in the mid-1990s brought remarkable gains in survival for HIV patients who had access to the medications. But a team of experts now warns that the global HIV pandemic continues and is at risk of…

Public Sector Should Incentivize Private Sector To Develop New Antibiotics, UNCTAD Official Says

U.N. Conference on Trade and Development: Fighting the war on antibiotic resistance with new investment schemes — Q&A with Christoph Spennemann “With medical experts warning of a ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse,’ UNCTAD legal officer Christoph Spennemann explains why joint public-private investment is the missing weapon in the war against the spread of…

Increasing Trend Of Drug-Resistant TB In India, Among Children In China, Studies Show

CIDRAP News: Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China “A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (DR-TB) prevalence in India over the past two decades, researchers reported [Tuesday] in BMC Infectious Diseases. Another study in China, meanwhile, revealed…

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