News & Blog - ResistanceMap

18 Nov 2013
A new report published November 17 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases comprehensively examines the global threat of antibiotic resistance and argues that high-level, coordinated international action is necessary combat this urgent danger. The report comes in time with European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the U.S.
1 Nov 2013
New research carried out in part by CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan shows the hidden dangers of free-antibiotics programs. According to the study, published online last week in the journal Health Economics, antibiotic prescriptions in areas with free-antibiotics programs are 5% higher. Higher prescribing rates could contribute to the overconsumption of and increased resistance to antimicrobials.