Ep 5. Steven Hoffman & international law; heteroresistance; AMR funding.
Join us this time to learn about the journey of Professor Steven Hoffman, a lawyer specialized in international law working on AMR. In the news sections we will be talking about heteroresistance, a quite sneaky type of resistance; and about a dialogue paper dwelling on the global AMR financing situation.
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- The Global Strategy Lab: bi-campus interdisciplinary research program based at York University and the University of Ottawa focusing on addressing transnational health threats and social inequalities.
- The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation: non-governmental organisation which aims to advance dialogue and policy for sustainable development and peace.
- Special Issue Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Special issue containing pieces S. Hoffman & some others already interviewed in our podcast.
- Economic incentives for the development of new antibiotics. Report commisioned by the Publich Health Agency of Sweden and conducted by researchers at Uppsala University.
- Effectiveness of interventions to improve the public’s antimicrobial resistance awareness and behaviours associated with prudent use of antimicrobials: a systematic review. Review article about public awarness.
- The high prevalence of antibiotic heteroresistance in pathogenic bacteria is mainly caused by gene amplification. Scientific article referred in the first news item.
- Frequency of heteroresistance has been greatly underestimated, study finds. Press coverage of the heteroresistance article.
- Antimicrobial Resistance and Sustainable Development: A Planetary Threat but a Financing Orphan. Dialog paper on the current AMR financing situation.
- Groups Urge Congress to Act on Antibiotic Resistance. Call from Pew and 25 other organizations call for incentives to spur new drug development.