Incentives

New antibiotics are not being registered or sold in Europe in a timely manner

Dear All (and with thanks to Kevin for leading the charge on this newsletter), While listening to last week’s BEAM-sponsored AMR Conference (really a wonderful conference, thank you Team BEAM, go here to listen to the sessions), we tumbled onto a really, really disturbing trend: New antibiotics are not being registered or sold in Europe in

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BARDA seeks to support a VC-like mechanism for Medical Countermeasure (MCM) innovation / Your chance to provide input!

Dear All, BARDA is (yet again!) pushing the envelope with novel ways to support innovation. Their DRIVe group has just released an RFI in which they request input on their plans to create a VC-like mechanism through a third party to support innovation in the MCM (medical countermeasure) space. Go here for the complete RFI, but I’ll reproduce a

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Global AMR Hub launches Incentives Gallery / AMR Conference is underway

Dear All, In case you missed it, the 4th AMR Conference sponsored by BEAM, CARB-X, Novo REPAIR, Wellcome Trust, the UK, and many others (link) is in full swing through Friday 28 Aug. The webinar technology is working well, the content is excellent, I’m seeing several hundred participants in the sessions, and chat rooms are

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UK Antibiotic Subscription Pilot: Post-webinar FAQ document

Dear All, Kevin Outterson and I recently shared our analysis of the NICE/NHS England pilot of an antibiotic procurement subscription model (link to that newsletter). The NICE/NHS team have now released a post-webinar FAQ document. Here is the link to the document … and I’ve also added the link to the initial webpage (cited just above) discussing

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UK Antibiotic Subscription Pilot implies Pull Incentive of up to $4b across the G20

Note that there is a follow-up newsletter that covers a post-webinar FAQ. After reading this newsletter as introduction, please go here for the follow-up newsletter. Dear All (and with thanks to Kevin Outterson for co-authoring this newsletter), Prior newsletters have covered the antibiotic evaluation procurement pilot being run by NICE and NHS England (go here for the

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Send a note to your congressman/woman today!

Dear All, If you are a US citizen, you have an opportunity right now (as in today/tomorrow) to push for the inclusion of the DISARM Act in the COVID-19 bill(s) currently being circulated in Congress. As a reminder, DISARM is the legislation that would reimburse QIDP antimicrobials in the hospital setting outside of the DRG

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