We use cookies on our websites to ensure the proper functioning of the website and to help provide the best user experience.
By continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Learn more about cookies here.

X

WHO: United Nations will organize high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance in September 2016

WHO informs that global leaders will meet at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2016 to commit to fighting antimicrobial resistance together. According to WHO this is only the fourth time in the history of the UN that a health topic is discussed at the General Assembly. Heads of State and Heads of Delegations are expected to address the seriousness and scope of the situation and to agree on sustainable, multisectoral approaches to addressing antimicrobial resistance.

WHO states that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health. All around the world, many common infections are becoming resistant to the antimicrobial medicines used to treat them, resulting in longer illnesses and more deaths. At the same time, not enough new antimicrobial drugs, especially antibiotics, are being developed to replace older and increasingly ineffective ones.

Reference: WHO. United Nations high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance. http://who.int/drugresistance/events/UNGA-meeting-amr-sept2016/en/
--

QuikRead go CRP

Test before prescribing

QuikRead go CRP is a fast and simple rapid test for quantitative determination of C-reactive protein (CRP) in whole blood, serum and plasma with the QuikRead go instrument. The test gives reliable results within minutes and speeds up the path to the right diagnosis. Accurate measurement of C-reactive protein (CRP) can be critical in the clinical management of a patient with symptoms of infection. Read more: QuikRead go CRP and QuikRead go CRP+Hb

QuikRead_go_CRP_closed_kit_box_Instrument_RGB