CDDEP in the News

Full Podcast  |  Source: The Lancet Audio |  Date: October 16, 2015
Author: Lancet Podcasts

CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan was featured on The Lancet Infectious Diseases podcast, where he discussed the implications of CDDEP's recent study on the future of surgical procedures and cancer chemotherapy.

Full Article  |  Source: CBS News  |  Date: October 21, 2015
Author: Ashley Welch
Full Podcast  |  Source: the Lancet |  Date: November 11, 2015 | Speaker: Hellen Gelband, MHS  
Full Article  |  Source: The Hindu |  Date: November 8, 2015 | Author Ramanan Laxminarayan


Full Article  |  Source: India Spend |  Date: November 7, 2015 | Author: Charu Bahri

New report provides the most comprehensive picture yet of antibiotic use and resistance worldwide.
Full article | Source: Nature News | Date published: September 17, 2015
Author: Sara Reardon
Full Article | Source: Huffington Post India | Date: 31 October, 2015 
Author: Lhendup G Bhutia 
"India really has the perfect storm: a large pharmaceutical industry, high background rates of infectious diseases and an affluent population that can afford antibiotics. You put all the things together and you get high[ly] pathogenic strains." CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan was interviewed by the Huffington Post India about the emergence of the NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1) antibiotic resistance gene and the country’s ineffective efforts to combat the problem of growing antibiotic resistance. Said Laxminarayan, "Instead of dealing with this new healthcare issue, [the Indian government] got caught up in irrelevant details like the naming of NDM-1."
Full Article  |  Source: Think Progress  |  Date: October 21, 2015
Author: Beenish Ahmed


Full Article  |  Source: Fox News  |  Date: October 20, 2015
Author: David Samdi

CDDEP researchers’ Lancet Infectious Diseases paper on surgical and cancer chemoprophylaxis, published last week, has continued to receive media attention, including a discussion on Fox News’ medical segment, Sunday Housecall. 

Full Article  |  Source: CDDEP |  Date: October 15, 2015 | Author Hellen Gelband