• Editorial

When medicines fail: recommendations for curbing antibiotic resistance

Citation

Nugent, R., & Okeke, I. N. (2010). When medicines fail: recommendations for curbing antibiotic resistance. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 4(6), 355-356. DOI: 10.3855/jidc.1211

Abstract

The Working Group’s recommendations target four critical areas: surveillance and laboratory capacity; the integrity of the drug supply chain; regulatory capacity; and the technology pipeline. Each has merit individually but it will take a coordinated, balanced approach to tackle drug resistance effectively on a global scale, supported by strong global leadership.