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The Goldman Sachs economist who coined the term BRIC is helping tackle the antimicrobial resistance crisis

Each year, the United Nations General Assembly meets to discuss the most pressing problems affecting people around the world. In its 70-year history, public health has only been discussed three times: once each for HIV, Ebola, and non-communicable disease such as obesity and diabetes. 895 more words

antibiotic resistance

Since their discovery, antibiotics have proved to be extremely successful in curing disease and illnesses. Those illnesses and diseases that were fatal are now easily treatable. 441 more words

Lifestyle

A disease ridden global catastrophe approaches: its time to act!

The world is faced with an antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis that threatens to throw our health and medical practices back to the Dark Ages according to… 82 more words

Science

PREVENTING A POST-ANTIBIOTIC APOCALYPSE

Neal Pollard

Economist Jim O’Neill had readied a report about drug-resistant infections, “bacteria and other microbes that have become impervious to antibiotics” (The Atlantic, Ed Yong, 5/19/16). 325 more words

Follow the Cuban Model

In the posting last week I suggested that resistance to antibiotics should be added to the threats facing humanity. This has been confirmed by the… 489 more words

TTIP

BRICS: Briefly Related in Context, Status

If you do an Internet search for the BRICS, you’ll learn about Jim O’Neill, the man who coined the convenient name in 2001, linking Brazil, Russia, India, China (and later South Africa, and then other emerging markets) together as well as (loosely) with Goldman Sachs. 514 more words

Brazil

Major League O'Neill Brothers Had Roots in Ireland

In the early 1900s there were four brothers from the O’Neill family that appeared in the major leagues.  Except for the Delahanty family with five brothers, the O’Neills had the most siblings to play in the big leagues.  66 more words