A significant US legislative effort targeted at kickstarting the advancement of fresh antimicrobial agents and combating drug-resistant infections is one step closer to becoming law. Earlier today, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bob Corker released the Producing Antibiotic Incentives Now Act, june a companion to a similar bill brought forward inside your home of Representatives in. Not everyone agrees. Image: CDC.Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Kaiser and Company Family Foundation. All rights reserved.
Associated Press examines HIV/AIDS in Uganda, effects of PEPFAR funding On Saturday examined the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uganda The Associated Press, where ‘[a] new federal government record says the prevalence of HIV in this East African nation increased from 6.4 % in 2004 to 7.3 % in 2011, a shocking statistic for a national country once praised for its global leadership in controlling Helps.’ The news services highlights PEPFAR’s contributions to fighting the epidemic in Uganda, noting that ‘[a]t least half of the 600,000 Ugandans looking for AIDS treatment can easily access the drugs, mostly through PEPFAR.’ According to the AP, ‘U.S. Federal government officials have already been pressing Uganda to devote even more resources to issues and AIDS such as maternal health, saying dependency on foreign support is usually unsustainable in the long term.’ On a recent trip to the united states, Rep.