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Press Releases

July 27, 2017 – Serious MRSA-related infections not declining, despite overall MRSA decline


CDDEP study shows hospitalizations due to severe MRSA-related infections hospitalizations have not decreased, despite overall falling rate of MRSA-related infections


July 20, 2017 – High prevalence of antibiotic-resistance in Indian poultry farms raises global concerns about farming practices


As use of growth-promoting antibiotics in animal farming increases worldwide, new CDDEP study warns of potentially disastrous consequences to human health


June 21, 2017 – Risk perception drives clinician decisions to prescribe antibiotics


Researchers at CDDEP, Cornell University, and The George Washington University reveal psychology behind why clinicians prescribe antibiotics that may not be needed


June 6, 2017 – WHO Updates Model List of Essential Medicines


CDDEP Expert Participates in Review Panel for Antibacterials


May 11, 2017 – Similar rates of antimicrobial resistance in tertiary care hospitals and community hospitals


Increasing antimicrobial resistance trends in both settings indicates continued need to improve infection control and antimicrobial stewardship


April 12, 2017 – South Asia unprepared to address emerging infectious diseases


Experts indicate South Asia is unprepared to address emerging, epidemic and spreading endemic pathogens, risking millions of lives and substantial economic potential


March 21, 2017 – New approach estimates tuberculosis burden in India, models transmission dynamics of urban and rural regions


Improved estimates of tuberculosis incidence are urgently needed to support effective control programs


Diptheria-Pertussis-Tetanus vaccine participation among Indian children, study identifies major influences


Parents’ education and healthcare access affect diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine uptake among children in India



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