The United Nations (U.N.) has convened high-level meetings and special sessions focused on health issues on just three occasions: to address the threats posed by HIV, noncommunicable diseases, and Ebola. On September 21, the U.N. General Assembly will convene in New York for a fourth time to tackle antimicrobial resistance, a looming and seemingly inevitable global health challenge.
The following articles cover the topic:
- Superbug explosion triggers U.N. General Assembly meeting
- The surprising history of the war on superbugs — and what it means for the world today
- Antimicrobial resistance: is the world UNprepared?
- Superbugs: Why we need action now