Implications for Global Health and Novel Intervention Strategies: Workshop Summary (2010)
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Eileen R. Choffnes, David A. Relman, and Alison Mack, Rapporteurs; Forum on Microbial Threats; Institute of Medicine
Years of using, misusing, and overusing antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs has led to the emergence of multidrug-resistant 'superbugs.' The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats held a public workshop April 6-7 to discuss the nature and sources of drug-resistant pathogens, the implications for global health, and the strategies to lessen the current and future impact of these superbugs.
Lawrence O. Gostin and Gillian J. Buckley, Editors; Committee on Understanding the Global Public Health Implications of Substandard, Falsified, and Counterfeit Medical Products; Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine