Opinion Former Articles
Treatment of disease needs to move towards more personalised, predictive, preventive and participatory healthcare (P4), but leadership is required to accelerate the uptake of P4 medicine within the NHS and internationally.
MRSA Action UK share the views of leading economist Jim O’Neill in the Independent Commission to tackle antimicrobial resistance in tens of millions of victims
The report from the Independent Commission claims that without global action, drug resistant infections will cause 10million deaths a year worldwide by 2050, and will cost at least $100 trillion during the next 35 years.
Today’s news report that Britain is facing a massive rise of a strain of the bacterium E.coli that is resistant to almost every antibiotic in our arsenal comes as little surprise to MRSA Action UK. In November 2008 our press release entitled “the rising threat from new superbugs” heeded the warning of the first outbreak of a mutant strain of E.coli 026 on a dairy farm in the UK.
Today is Global Handwashing Day, and millions of children and adults are taking part in events around the world.