Publication Date: May 31, 2019Post Date: May 31, 2019
This resource provides a guide to identifying North American ticks and a discussion of the diseases they carry and transmit.
Tags: tick diseasereferenceguidance
Publication Date: May 29, 2019Post Date: May 29, 2019
This study describes antimicrobial-use practices in feed and water on feedlots with a capacity of at least 50 head; estimates the percentage of feedlots administering and the percentage of cattle receiving antimicrobials in feed and water; and describes antimicrobial stewardship practices on US f
Tags: agriculture antibioticsfeedlotantibiotic stewardship
Publication Date: May 16, 2019Post Date: May 16, 2019
The Implementation Support Unit of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC ISU) organized a seminar on “Rapid International Response to Biological Incidents: Lessons for the BWC.” The seminar speakers discussed national, regional, and international rapid response mechanisms and capacities.
Tags: biological weaponsbiological incident responseemergency management
Publication Date: May 13, 2019Post Date: May 13, 2019
This report explores the lessons of an Ebola outbreak through the lens of the US and UN policymakers who were forced to construct an unprecedented response in real time.
Tags: Ebola outbreakbest practicecountermeasures
Publication Date: May 9, 2019Post Date: May 9, 2019
This publication summarizes two workshops held by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to examine lessons from influenza pandemics and other major outbreaks, understand the extent to which the lessons were learned, and discuss how the lessons could be applied further t
Tags: pandemic preparednesspandemic response
Publication Date: May 1, 2019Post Date: May 1, 2019
These guidelines have been produced to help the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement better manage the risks associated with weapon contamination resulting from conventional weapons and/or chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.
Tags: incident responseemergency managementbiological weapons
Publication Date: April 30, 2019Post Date: April 30, 2019
This report presents the IACG’s response to the request from Member States in the 2016 political declaration and makes recommendations for urgent action for consideration by the Secretary-General, Member States and other stakeholders in the global response to antimicrobial resistance.
Tags: antimicrobial resistanceantibiotic resistanceantibiotic stewardship