A Grand Bargain for Antimicrobial Procurement: Leveraging Purchasing Systems to Address AMR

Organized by Center for Global Development A Grand Bargain for Antimicrobial Procurement: Leveraging Purchasing Systems to Address AMR June 30, 2022 RSVP Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest global public health threats facing humanity. Over 1 and a quarter million people die every year from a drug-resistant infection as a direct result of antimicrobial resistance. That’s more deaths…

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Advocacy Updates ~ May 12, 2021

Administration News U.S. backs proposal to waive COVID-19 vaccine patent rights U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced the Biden-Harris Administration support of waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, noting “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures.” Tai committed that the U.S. would engage…

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GHC Statement on Antimicrobial Resistance at the 148th Session of WHO Executive Board Meeting

The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 9: Antimicrobial resistance. The Global Health Council, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and Infectious Diseases Society of America thank the chair and…

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