Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation refunded by Gates for 10 years

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The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has been refunded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – $279 over 10 years. The IHME has been assessing the country, regional and global burden of multiple diseases, its impact on health status, mortality and indirectly on economies with years of life lost,… Read more »

Delivering on Antimicrobial Resistance Agenda (AMR) Not Possible without Improving Fungal Diagnostic Capabilities

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Ignorance of fungal disease and lack of diagnostics across the world is causing doctors to unknowingly overprescribe antibiotics a new report warns. Experts from GAFFI (the Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections) caution that we will lose the battle against antibiotic resistance unless doctors better understand how to suspect fungal disease and have proper access… Read more »