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WHO warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 03:56 PM | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance around the world. A recent UN report showed that 700,000 people die each year due to drug-resistant diseases....

Drug companies told to do more to tackle ‘superbug’ crisis

Posted on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:22 PM | No Comments
  The World Health Organization (WHO) and experts consider antibiotic resistance “a global health emergency that will seriously jeopardize progress in modern medicine. “We all know that the problem of...

Pharmacists seek to boost public awareness on importance of prescription in buying meds

Posted on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 07:15 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPA) was stunned after learning of the killing of a pharmacist who was just doing her job. “I did not expect that doing good...

‘Superbugs’ that can overpower antibiotics are spreading: WHO

Posted on Thursday, 1 May 2014 04:16 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – The spread of deadly superbugs that evade even the most powerful antibiotics is no longer a prediction but is happening right now across the world, United Nations officials...