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Global Strategy Lab Experts Support International Legal Action To Address Antimicrobial Resistance

PLOS Blogs’ “Global Health”: Antimicrobials & international law: Join the resistance!
Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, managing research fellow of the Global Strategy Lab, and Steven J. Hoffman, director of the Global Strategy Lab, a professor in the faculty of health, political science, and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and the scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Population & Public Health, discuss international legal action to address antimicrobial resistance. The authors write, “We believe that an international legal agreement would be the most effective, fair and sustainable way to achieve the necessary level of global interlocking actions to address access, conservation, and innovation of antimicrobials…” (6/22).