Press Releases

September 2016- Jim O' Neill responds to G20 summit announcement to tackle antimicrobial resistance

May 2016 - Tackling drug-resistant infections globally: Final report and recommendations

April 2016 - Review on Antimicrobial Resistance responds to UK Chancellor's statement of support for global action

March 2016 - Infection prevention, control and surveillance : Limiting the development and spread of drug resistance

February 2016 - Vaccines and alternatives : Reducing our dependence on antimicrobials

January 2016 - Global pharmaceutical industry calls on governments to work with them to beat the rising threat of drug resistance

December, 2015 - Antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment

November, 2015 - Safe, secure and controlled

October, 2015 - Rapid diagnostics: Stopping unnecessary use of antibiotics

May, 2015 - Securing new drugs for future generations: The pipeline of antibiotics 

February 5, 2015 - Tackling global health crisis: Initial steps

December 11, 2014 - Failing to tackle drug-resistant superbugs will cause 10m extra deaths a year and cost up to $100 trillion


Articles by Jim O'Neill

20th September 2016 - Jim O’Neill and Eric Goosby: On Antimicrobial Resistance, it’s Now or Never.

28th March 2016 - Project Syndicate - Back to disease-fighting basics

11th February 2016- Project Syndicate- Vaccines vs Superbugs

1st December, 2015- Project Syndicate- Antimicrobial resistance on the global agenda

12th November 2015- The Huffington Post - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Is an Area BRIC Countries Can Lead the World- They must take this opportunity

23rd October 2015- Project Syndicate – Wasted Drugs and the creation of superbugs

7th October 2015 - Frankfurter Allgemeiner Zeitung - The global antibiotic crisis needs teamwork

2nd September 2015- Project Syndicate – Using antibiotics wisely 

29th June 2015- Project Syndicate- Squashing the superbugs 

15th May 2015 - Wired – How big pharma can save antibiotics from superbugs

21st April, 2015 - Times - Ten ways to kill our antibiotics complacency

9th February 2015- Project Syndicate – A call to antimicrobial arms

28th December 2014 - Bloomberg View - China can lead the fight on superbugs

Review on AMR in the Press

July 2016

Financial Times - US-UK Partnership to tackle antibiotic resistance

May 2016

The Guardian - Uk doctors told to halve inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions by 2020

The Atlantic - The ten part plan to avert our post-antibiotic apolcalpse

The Guardian - No antibiotics without a test says report on rising antibiotic resistance

The Economist- When the drugs don’t work

Financial Times- Multibillion dollar pharma levy proposed in superbugs battle

BBC- Global antibiotics ‘revolution’ needed

National Geographic- How to prevent millions of deaths from failing antibiotics

The Times of India- Superbugs will kill 10 million people a year by 2050

XinHua- Superbugs “could kill 10 million people a year by 2050”: report

Al Jazeera- Superbug threat requires urgent action: report

Pharmalot- Cash Prizes for pharma are needed to fight superbugs

April 2016

Wired Health - Jim O'Neill : 'Millions will die' from antimicrobial resistance unless we act now

The Guardian - Antimicrobial resistance greater threat than cancer by 2050

The India Times - Swachh Bharat finds special mention in Jim O'Neill's report on war against superbugs

Wired - Meet the economist taking on drug-resistant superbugs

March 2016

The Hindu - rising antimicrobial resistance, a serious threat to economic growth

National Geographic- To slow down antibiotic resistance, focus on the basics

February 2016

Al Jazeera Inside Story- “How Can We Stop the Spread of Superbugs?”

Reuters- Superbug review says more vaccines needed to reduce antibiotic use

National Geographic- As antibiotics fail, we need more vaccines

Financial Times: O’Neill ‘superbug’ review promotes wider use of vaccines

January 2016

The New York Times- To fight ‘Superbugs’, Drug makers call for incentives to develop antibiotics

National Geographic- Pharma industry calls on governments to fund new antibiotics

December 2015

Guardian - Antibiotic use in food fuels humans resistance to vital drugs - report

BBC News - Farmers urged to cut antibiotic use

Financial Times - Superbug panel wants limits on antibiotics use in animals

National Geographic - Proposal: Set International Targets for Farm Antibiotic Use

Reuters - British review calls for urgent cuts to antibiotic use in livestock

CCTV (China) - Scientists warn of deadline to stop antibiotics overuse

November 2015

November 18, 2015 - Mediaplanet UK's national campaign on Antibiotic Resistance on European Antibiotic Awareness Day

BBC News - Antibiotic Resistance: World on cusp of 'post-antibiotic' era

October 2015

Wall Street Journal - New Diagnostic Tools Emerge in the War Against Superbugs

The New York Times - Taking on the 'Superbugs'

The Guardian - Rapid diagnostic tools needed to fix antibiotic crisis, says Review 

BBC News - Rapid tests ‘would cut antibiotic use’ 

September 2015

The Observer - View on the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant infections

May 2015

Financial Times - New drugs way to avoid an antibiotic apolocalyse

BBC News - Call for $2bn global antibiotic research fund

Wall Street Journal - Multibillion-Dollar Investment Needed to Fight Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’

The Guardian - Pay big pharma to solve antibiotics crisis, says UK government review

BBC World Service Podcast -   When the Drugs Don’t Work   

BBC Radio 4 - The Report

March 2015

BBC News - Call to boost antibiotic funding

Financial Times- Call for superfund to fight superbugs

February 2015

Review calls for global fund to fight dangerous superbugs

Wired - How to fight superbugs: spending money   

December 2014

The coming cost of superbugs: 10 million death per year

BBC News - Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer' by 2050

Guardian – Drug-resistant infections could lead to 10 million extra deaths a year

CBS This Morning -  Could ‘superbug’ infections kill millions per year?

Times of India - Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

July 2014

BBC News - Antibiotic resistance: Cameron warns of medical 'dark ages'

Prime Minister warns of global threat of antibiotic resistance - Press releases - GOV.UK

Other Articles

Washington Post - 1 in 3 antibiotics prescribed in U.S. are unnecessary, major study finds

Kurzgesagi - In a Nutshell : The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained