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The Case for Globalization and Robust Global Value Chains
February 08, 2024
A New Vintage of Populism in Latin America
February 23, 2024
The Economics of Antibiotic Resistance
February 22, 2024
Antibiotic resistance (ABR) already contributes to almost five million deaths per year. Without action, this number will likely rise substantially. We provide the first comprehensive assessment of the economic drivers of ABR, arguing that ABR in large part arises from extensive unresolved market (an...
A New Grand Bargain to Improve the Antimicrobial Market for Human Health
September 20, 2023
In our final working group report, we outline the principles of a Grand Bargain that we believe all stakeholders can and should sign up to during the UN General Assembly's High-Level Meeting on antimicrobial resistance in 2024. Explore our recommendations on increasing the availability of critically...
Overcoming Barriers to Improve Antimicrobial Access, Innovation, and Stewardship in India
July 31, 2023
India is racing against the clock in its fight against antimicrobial resistance. A combination of complex regulatory and procurement systems, a lack of health insurance penetration, and little groundwork on state and national action plans has stymied progress. A multifold approach is needed to impro...
Leveraging Brazilian Leadership and Procurement Arrangements in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance
June 08, 2023
Facing the high—and rising—burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Brazil has an opportunity to improve access, stewardship, and innovation for critical antimicrobials at the national, regional, and/or global level(s) by modifying procurement arrangements. Brazil is positioned for significant dome...
Facing the Pandemic of Antimicrobial Resistance: Current Actions and Future Challenges in Antibiotic Stewardship, Access, and Innovation in Brazil
May 18, 2023
Almost 140,000 people die with a drug-resistant bacterial infection in Brazil every year due in large part to shortcomings in access, stewardship, and innovation for antimicrobials. Brazil’s existing Productive Development Partnerships system could be modified to reduce incentives for overselling an...
Policies and Interventions to Improve Access to Next-Generation Antimicrobials in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: India Case Study
May 18, 2023
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a threat to global health security worldwide, and India carries one of the largest burdens of drug-resistant pathogens. The widespread misuse and overuse of antimicrobials is a major cause of the emergence and spread of resistant microorganisms. This study assess...
WASHing Away Resistance: Why the UK Should Invest in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
October 19, 2022
This note was first published as evidence submitted to the joint inquiry of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) on WASH and Antibiotics into the links between antibiotic resistance and lack of access to WASH.