PHE's Seabury and Sood Promote Development of Antimicrobial Drugs in Health Affairs Blog Commentary
As global health leaders gather in Berlin from May 19-20 for the first-ever G20 Health Ministers’ meeting, one of the main topics of discussion is expected to be how to best fight the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). In a new Health Affairs blog post, PHE scientific advisors Seth Seabury and Neeraj Sood propose a new model for the development of antimicrobial drugs. Market entry awards, exclusivity extensions and priority review vouchers are all critical tools that the authors examine, weighing their strengths and weaknesses.
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