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CEO Madam Therapeutics interviewed on urgent need for antimicrobials

On September 1st, Remko van Leeuwen CEO of Madam Therapeutics, gave a pitch and was interviewed on the “Zaken doen met” radioshow on the Dutch Radio Station BNR.

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More than EUR 56 million raised to fund initiative to fight antibiotic resistance

Germany together with a number of countries and foundations today pledged EUR 56.5 million to help develop new treatments to fight against antibiotic resistance, during a fundraising event for the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), hosted in Berlin by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

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Research plan for effective surveillance and control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae

In April 2017, a carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) research plan was finalized by a consortium of Dutch research partners, coordinated by Immuno Valley, and commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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U.S. Policy Roadmap To Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Livestock

Combating antibiotic resistance – A Policy Roadmap to Reduce Use of Medically Important Antibiotics in Livestock. Report from the Expert Commission on Addressing the Contribution of Livestock to the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis 2017.

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First independent framework for assessing pharma company action on AMR

On 24 August, the Access to Medicine Foundation published the methodology for its 2018 Antimicrobial Resistance Benchmark. It is the first independently developed framework for evaluating how pharmaceutical companies are taking action to limit antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The framework was developed through consultation with stakeholders and experts working in AMR to build consensus on the priorities for pharmaceutical companies in AMR.

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Antimicrobial Resistance: European Commission steps up the fight with new Action Plan

This summer, the European Commission adopted a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a loss of €1.5 billion in the EU every year.

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