Blog Post Examines Steps To Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Antimicrobial Resistance: Saving Our Medicines is Everyone’s Duty
Nina Cromeyer Dieke, content editor of the Longitude Prize at Nesta, and Cath Sleeman, quantitative research fellow with Nesta, outline steps to limit the development of, diagnose, and treat antimicrobial-resistant infections. “The medicines we choose to take now don’t affect us alone; they affect bacteria that travel around the world and pass their resistance to others. … [W]e must all do our part to conserve our precious drugs for the future,” they conclude (3/6).