CDDEP in the News

Full Podcast  |  Source: Voice of America  |  Date: August 28, 2014
Author: Africa 54

CDDEP Associate Director Hellen Gelband was interviewed on Africa54, Voice of America’s daily television news program, about CDDEP’s State of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015 report and ResistanceMap. The segment focused on the report’s findings on antibiotic resistance in low- and middle-income countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Says Gelband, “We’ve found that contrary to what you often hear, there really are good data—nobody has gone out and tried to scour and find them [before], and that’s what we’ve done …everywhere you look, antibiotic resistance is increasing and antibiotic use is increasing.”  

Full Article  |  Source: CDDEP |  Date: October 8, 2015  |  Author Kevin Kavanagh

Full Article  |  Source: Voice of America  |  Date: October 02, 2015  |  Lizabeth Paulat

India's capital New Delhi is once again in a grip of dengue fever, with at least 70 deaths according to unofficial accounts. Why is the South Asian country so prone to this virus, and what does it need to prevent it?
Full Article  |  Source: Deutsche Welle |  Date: October 1, 2015  |  Author: Gabriel Dominguez & Shamil Shams
The inaugural meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) was held this week in Washington, D.C. Items discussed at the meeting included the role of international collaboration in antibiotic resistance prevention, surveillance and control; development of rapid diagnostic testing; and implementation of the U.S. National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan is a voting member of the Council.  
Full Article  |  Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services |  Date: September 28, 2015 

Full Article  |  Source: Wired |  Date: September 17, 2015  |  Author: Sarah Zhang

Full Article  |  Source: NPR Goats and Soda |  Date: September 17, 2015  |  Author: Susan Brink

Full Article  |  Source: BBC News |  Date: September 17, 2015  |  Author: Anne Soy

Full Article  |  Source: National Geographic |  Date: September 17, 2015  |  Author: Maryn McKenna  

Full Article  |  Source: Nature |  Date: September 17, 2015  |  Author: Sara Reardon