antimicrobial drugs

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance

As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health professionals on Tuesday.

Combating illegal fishing, hunger key FAO goals

An upcoming UN conference on oceans should see countries committing to fight illegal and unregulated fishing, according to a top official with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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