Use of advanced diagnostics, vaccines, and improvements in public policy can support stewardship programs and also help address AMR and COVID-19 on multiple fronts. Without widespread intervention, these dual health threats will continue to worsen, leading to adverse health outcomes and decreased antibiotic efficacy for future generations.
Worldwide, acute gastroenteritis—defined as a rapid onset diarrheal disease with or without nausea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain—causes 1.34 million deaths in children under age five each year.
COVID-19 related Acute Kidney Injury is a very serious complication that medical professional have struggled to with. Read more about how they are fighting to improve patient treatment and save lives.
WASH, which stands for water, sanitation, and hygiene, are basic principles that are extremely impactful in reducing the burden of infectious diseases. In honor of World Hand Hygiene Day, we’ve teamed up with Lindsay Denny, MPH and Health Advisor at Global Water 2020, to talk about the importance and impact of WASH in the fight against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance.