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Issue No.339/340 (2019)

COVER: The Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

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  • The global threat of antimicrobial resistance
  • New UN report calls for urgent action to avert antimicrobial resistance crisis
  • Global governance to tackle antimicrobial resistance: The way forward

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Issue No. 686 (1-15 Apr 2019)

What next after Trump threat of WTO exit?

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  • US has more to lose if Trump pulls it out of WTO
  • Developing Asia needs a new economic paradigm
  • Facebook and friends threaten to "Libralize" the world
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Analysis of AMR Plans in the Western Pacific and South-East Asia Regions by Beverley Snell

Gene Drives: Legal and Regulatory Issues by Lim Li Ching & Lim Li Lin

The Global Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance and the Challenges and Needs of Developing Countries by Martin Khor

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