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ASPR Blog Series: Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

The “Combatting Antibiotic Resistance” blog series is designed to highlight the antibiotic resistance crisis and some of the actions that are being taken to mitigate the threat.   To stay up to date as new blog posts are published, subscribe to the ASPR Blog RSS feed, follow @PHEgov on Twitter or Like us on Facebook.
Learn about antibiotic resistance and find out why it is a public health concern.  We will discuss why ASPR is involved in combating this threat to ensure we have resilient communities.  Learn More >>

Part 2: How is BARDA positioned to respond to the threat of antibiotic resistance?
Certain business challenges have slowed the development of new medical countermeasures.  Learn how BARDA has successfully responded to these challenges and how we are leveraging our experiences to address the threat of antibiotic resistance.  Learn More >>

Part 3: BARDA’s Broad Spectrum Antimicrobials (BSA) program
BARDA’s Broad Spectrum Antimicrobials (BSA) program is leading ASPR’s effort to develop new antibiotics to address the threat of antibiotic resistance. Learn More >>

Part 4: Using Innovative Business Models to Enhance Antibiotic Development

BARDA is working with its partners to revitalize the antibiotic pipeline by providing incentives for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to engage or reengage in antibiotic development. Learn More >>

Part 5: You Can Help Combat the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
Interested in helping find and implement solutions to this threat?   Learn how individuals, organizations and industry can come together to address the threat of antibiotic resistance. Learn More >>

  • This page last reviewed: January 18, 2019