Effective Global Action on Antibiotic Resistance Requires Careful Consideration of Convening Forums

@article{Rizvi2015EffectiveGA,
  title={Effective Global Action on Antibiotic Resistance Requires Careful Consideration of Convening Forums},
  author={Zain Rizvi and Steven J. Hoffman},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine \& Ethics},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={74 - 78}
}
  • Z. RizviS. Hoffman
  • Published 1 June 2015
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Global collective action is needed to address the growing transnational threat of antibiotic resistance (ABR). Some commentators have recommended an international legal agreement as the most promising mechanism for coordinating such action. While much has been said about what must be done to address ABR, far less work has analyzed how or where such collective action should be facilitated - even though the success of any international agreement depends greatly on where it is negotiated and… 
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