Dear All: As you may know, the G20 are establishing an AMR R&D Hub that will encourage and promote coordinated global action on AMR. The hub will be based in the Berlin office of the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) and Germany will finance it for the first three years. There is now a public call to
Dear All: Wellcome Trust (WT) is seeking a Science Lead for WT’s Drug-Resistant Program (DRI) programme. This is a very senior role with global reach: the Science Lead reports to the Head of the DRI programme and has direct responsibility for leading the team that executes and monitors the DRI science strategy. The DRI program spans 4 pillars:
Dear All: If you are interested in public service, two very exciting groups of opportunities have recently emerged. First, PACCARB (the US Presidential Advisory Council for the CARB initiative) is about to have its first rotation of voting members. Of the original fifteen voting members appointed just under 3 years ago, seven us (myself included) are due to
Dear All: Just released today is an RFP (see text just below my signature) to develop a business plan for the design, funding, and implementation of a sustainable clinical trial network for developing new antibacterial agents. The core of this idea emerged in early 2016 based on debates about the potential value of a network focused on a
Dear All: I have just learned that Wellcome Trust is seeking applications to address an RFP (Request for Proposal) for two pieces of work designed to support the recently created UN Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on AMR. RFP #1 is for a review of the roles, responsibilities and remit of UN organisations in relation to AMR, identifying
Dear All, Wow, a news-heavy day … at least two more newsletters this weekend, I think. See below my signature a posting for a 6-month consultancy in Geneva with WHO to support the antimicrobial stewardship activities of the WHO’s Department of Global Coordination and Partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance. Deadline is 10 July 2020 for applications.