IDWeek 2016 Panel Discusses Impacts Of, Responses To Antibiotic Resistance In LMICs

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IDWeek 2016: Low- and middle-income countries are most affected by antimicrobial resistance, have the least capacity to address it
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reports from IDWeek 2016 on a panel discussion examining the impacts and challenges of antibiotic resistance in low- and middle-income countries. “While high-income countries are looking to develop innovative stewardship programs and new drugs to combat antimicrobial resistance, low- and middle-income countries often have limited capacity to address reducing antimicrobial resistance, and will be the most affected by it over the coming decades…” (11/3).