WASHINGTON, D.C. - Human consumption of antibiotics around the globe increased by 36% in the 2000-2010 period, primarily in the developing world, raising concerns about the threat of antimicrobial resistance, according to a study by researchers from the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) and Princeton University. Antibiotic consumption both necessary and unnecessary leads directly to resistance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Infections caused by a type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasing among children in the U.S., according to a new study co-authored by CDDEP researchers and published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. The rising rate of infections, which are particularly prevalent among children between 1 and 5 years old, is raising concerns about dwindling treatment options.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the first time in human history, our generation has the financial and technical capacity to eliminate health disparities between poorer and wealthier nations, according to a major new report,Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation, published in The Lancet.
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.
NEW DELHI (July 24, 2013) - A new study appearing in PLOS ONE, by researchers from the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), takes a groundbreaking look at the cost of health care from an operational standpo
In a cover story for this quarter s issue of the Milken Institute Review, CDDEP director Ramanan Laxminarayan examines the many market failures and misaligned economic incentives that contribute to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.
Since the 1930s, there have been 75 documented episodes of malaria resurgence worldwide, most of which were linked to the weakening of malaria control programs, finds a new study published in BioMed Central s open access Malaria Journal.