Population Mobility, Globalization, and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance

@inproceedings{Macpherson2009PopulationMG,
  title={Population Mobility, Globalization, and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance},
  author={Douglas W Macpherson and Brian D. Gushulak and William B. Baine and Shukal Bala and Paul O Gubbins and Paul D. Holtom and Marisel Segarra-Newnham},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2009}
}
Population mobility is a main factor in globalization of public health threats and risks, specifically distribution of antimicrobial drug-resistant organisms. Drug resistance is a major risk in healthcare settings and is emerging as a problem in community-acquired infections. Traditional health policy approaches have focused on diseases of global public health significance such as tuberculosis, yellow fever, and cholera; however, new diseases and resistant organisms challenge existing… CONTINUE READING
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