Cultured Connections


Little stands between US and untreatable Gonorrhea

04/20/2020

“Antibiotics have successfully treated gonorrhea for several decades; however, the bacteria has developed resistance to nearly every drug used for treatment.”
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A quarter-billion infections — ANNUALLY.

04/02/2020

A recently published paper issues a challenge to the health and scientific community.
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WHO launches latest campaign against AMR

06/28/2019

The World Health Organization (WHO), recently launched the AWaRe online portal. Designed to raise the proportion of global antibiotics in the Access group to at least 60%, while reducing the use of those most at risk of resistance.
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Celebrating Health as a human right – equal for all.

04/03/2019

The growing social and economic empowerment of women around the world has given focus to women’s health issues, specifically to reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections.
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The burden of gonorrhea in developing nations

04/03/2019

The global burden of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) to health and development is often overlooked as a public health priority. These infections, often silent and without symptoms, can result in serious or fatal health consequences.
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New CDC analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs in recent years

02/26/2019

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, D.C. This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
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