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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Advocacy Updates ~ October 26, 2020

Administration News HHS released National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025, based on the 2014 strategy and the first National Action Plan that was released in 2015. The latest plan was led by the Assistant Secretary…

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Diagnostics and the Fight Against Superbugs

Organized by MedTech Europe, Global Diagnostics Alliance, Global Medical Technology Alliance, and AdVaMedDX May 22 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CEST Maison De La Paix Geneva, Switzerland RSVP Diagnostic tests are an essential tool in the fight against AMR: they can identify the organism causing the infection and can also provide insight into the host’s…

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