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AMR Action Fund ($1b for P2-3) seeks Scientific Advisory Board

Dear All, I’ve previously written about the AMR Action Fund (9 Jul 2020 newsletter), a $1b fund created by 20+ global pharma with the intertwined goals of (i) bringing 2-4 new antibacterial antibiotics through Phase 2-3 and approval by 2030 and (ii) creating market conditions that enable sustainable investment in antibiotics. While we know that the

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Consultants for WHO’s SECURE, Wellcome-ICARS-Danish Gov’t AMR event

Dear All, See below my signature: A 6-month consultancy with WHO to support the the SECURE initiative, a program to assist countries in accessing and sustainably managing new and existing antibiotics needed to cope with antimicrobial resistance (AMR). There’s not much online (yet) about SECURE: the best description I can find is in the Terms of Reference

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Beyond Pull: Maximizing availability + (appropriate!) use / Help needed!

Dear All, Today we have two interwoven topics to consider: An analysis of research priorities (not all technical!) and a triad of related initiatives, each of which comes with an opportunity for you to starting working on some of those priorities! First up, we have an excellent new paper summarizing the perspective of 32 experts

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Major Job Opening: Head of the Global AMR R&D Hub Secretariat

Dear All, Launched in 2018, the Global AMR R&D Hub was established following a call from G20 Leaders to address challenges and improve coordination and collaboration in global AMR R&D using a One Health approach. For a bit more more context on the AMR R&D hub, see this 25 Aug 2020 newsletter about the hub’s dashboard project and

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Job with global impact: Director, CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Dear All, Launched in 2016, the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) at the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) of the University of Minnesota works to provide support globally to the the infectious disease community via such diverse activities as ASP-oriented podcasts, webinars, journal clubs, and other resources. CIDRAP itself is directed by the

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Fabulous full-time AMR-focused leadership role at WHO! Apply now!

Dear All, Just now posted is an excellent opportunity to be a full-time Team Lead at WHO in the AMR group with Peter Beyer. Here’s the link you need: https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100011 In brief, this is a very visible and senior Team Lead role with a top-level job description of “Develops and proposes innovative technical health policies

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WHO consultancy: Rollout of Policy Guidance on Integrated Stewardship Activities

Dear All, Just below my signature you will find the full details on a recently posted WHO consultancy opportunity. It’s an intriguing 6-month project during which you would be responsible for the rollout and implementation of a new WHO Policy Guidance on the Implementation of Integrated Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities. This guidance will be rolled out in

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Job openings with WHO and with ICARS (Copenhagen)

Dear All, What a wild day … it feels like the flood gates have opened! I am still smiling about the amazing BARDA announcement of 10 further years of funding for an Antibacterial Accelerator! In parallel, six (6!) contractor/job openings have popped onto my radar! Three are with WHO and three are with the recently created

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