WHO Report Examines Global Response To Antimicrobial Resistance

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: WHO report reveals awareness of antimicrobial resistance low, risks are high worldwide
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports on the WHO’s 2015 “Worldwide country situation analysis: response to antimicrobial resistance.” “The report follows WHO’s first look at the worldwide extent of antimicrobial resistance, which found that a ‘substantial number of countries’ lacked capacities to assess the spread of resistant bacteria…” (5/13).

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