The success of The Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Challenge – a yearlong effort by the US CDC to garner formal commitments to tackle the problem of AMR by governments, private companies and non-governmental organisations – was celebrated at an unofficial side event at the UN General Assembly on 23rd September (3 days ago). The initiative itself […]

The report on the summit organised by the Wellcome Trust in April 2016 to discuss evidence surrounding various policy recommendations for controlling antimicrobial resistance has been published. Policy makers and researchers from 27 countries participated. Three areas for immediate policy action were identified and highlighted: Antibiotic use in agriculture has to be reduced, but without […]