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The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina makes recommendations for the G8 summit
Date:5/29/2013

In the run up to the G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, in partnership with the national science academies of the G8 member states and five other science academies, is calling on the heads of state and government of the eight leading industrialised nations to focus their attention on two topics in the immediate future: drug-resistant infectious agents and sustainable development. The academies' statements will be handed to the participating governments before the summit on 17 and 18 June so that their recommendations can be incorporated into the negotiations.

Infectious agents that are resistant to drugs represent one of the greatest threats to the human population worldwide -- this is the thesis of the statement "Drug Resistance in Infectious Agents -- A Global Threat to Humanity". People are increasingly being infected with resistant pathogens, and more and more often the drugs used to treat them, such as antibiotics, are not working. The academies also warn that the number of multi-drug-resistant infections acquired in hospital settings is on the rise. "The development of drugs that can fight infectious diseases is one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine," says Leopoldina President Prof. Jrg Hacker. "But in order for future generations to profit from this achievement, we urgently need to address the problem of drug resistance. New drugs cannot be developed over night, yet we are already faced with a growing number of patients infected with drug-resistant agents for whom no treatment is available. This presents all of society with a big challenge, and that is why this topic must be included on the political agenda."

The academies recommend a more considered approach to current and future drugs, with strategies defined in guidelines issued by each G8 member, in order to ensure that these drugs remain effective for longer. The academies stress the importance of the followi
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Contact: Dr. Marina Koch-Krumrei
internationalrelations@leopoldina.org
49-034-547-239-833
Leopoldina
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