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.
This blog post originally appeared on Pioneering Ideas: A discussion about breakthrough ideas in health and health care from the Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The post covers research from Extending the Cure, a CDDEP project that examines policy solutions to address antibiotic resistance in the United States.
Zanzibar has reached a crossroads in its efforts to combat malaria, but its successes hinge on continuity of funding for malaria interventions, according to a new article in Science by CDDEP senior fellow David L. Smith and co-authors.
WASHINGTON - The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), formerly a research unit of Resources for the Future, has announced its independent founding and launched a new website (www.cddep.org).
WASHINGTON - Vitamin A deficiency, a nutritional imbalance that can result in blindness and death and may affect 130 million children worldwide could be alleviated through wider use of genetically modified oil from mustard seeds, according to a new paper by RFF researchers.