G7 released new statement to support antibiotic development
The G7 Finance Ministers have released a statement on actions to support antibiotic development, with the goal to strengthen G7 preparedness against the silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance. The statement is agreed and endorsed by the political leadership of each country.
It is stated in the document as follows: […] “All G7 members commit to expedite their implementation of existing strategies, outlined in our respective AMR Action Plans and related strategies, and to take additional specific and appropriate steps to address the antibiotic market failure and create the right economic conditions to preserve essential existing antibiotics and ensure their access, strengthen AMR antibiotic research and development, and bring new drugs to market where they meet identified public health needs […].”and further that […] “possible steps could include exploring a range of market incentive options, with a particular emphasis on supporting relevant pull incentives , implementing new pilot projects, contributing to new national governance structures to develop economic strategies to strengthen antibiotic development, and exploring legislative and regulatory measures.”
Read more here: https://www.g7uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/AMR-G7-Finance-Ministers-statement-on-supporting-antibiotic-development-final-13-Dec-2021.pdf