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CQ Healthbeat Cites ETC

The July 23rd edition of Congressional Quarterly's HealthBeat notes the increasing ineffectiveness of antibiotics as discussed in ETC's recent briefings on Capitol Hill.  The article references the remarks of ETC's Anup Malani on potential policy responses involving the FDA and Medicare.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored a Congressional briefing to discuss policy responses to antibiotic resistance as presented by Extending the Cure in its inaugural report. Extending the Cure offers a new framework recognizing antibiotic effectiveness as a vital national resource. 

Donald Kennedy, Editor-in-Chief of Science, refers to Extending the Cure in a recent editorial calling for legislative provisions to revamp the FDA.

Science Magazine (subscription required)

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists released an article detailing Extending the Cure's new perspective on combating resistant microbes.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 

GrantWatch, a feature of Health Affairs, reviewed Extending the Cure: Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance.

Kick-Off Event

Extending the Cure held a kick-off event at Resources for the Future to launch our project and inaugural report. This report, Extending the Cure: Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance, offers a fresh perspective on an emerging public health crisis–antibiotic resistance. 

In two reports, Voice of America highlights mounting concerns over failing antibiotics and policy responses put forth by Extending the Cure.

On April 2, The Wall Street Journal ran a letter to the editor from ETC authors Anup Malani and Ramanan Laxminarayan.

Read the letter (subscription required)

The Epoch Times

Two editions of The Epoch Times ran feature stories discussing the challenge of antibiotic resistance and policy responses presented by Extending the Cure.

English Version (March 27)

Marketplace

On March 23, Helen Palmer interviewed Ramanan Laxminarayan, principal author of Extending the Cure: Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance, for American Public Media’s Marketplace.