Data Sharing Policy in India
Health Policy

Data Sharing Policy in India

The National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) of 2012 provides basic guidelines which need to be further reinforced if India has to enter into an era of truly shared and open data. Continue reading

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AMR in the USA: Maryland to Ban Routine Antibiotic Use in Animals
Antimicrobial Resistance

AMR in the USA: Maryland to Ban Routine Antibiotic Use in Animals

Following in the footsteps of California, Maryland has proposed, and passed, the “Keep Antibiotics Effective Act of 2017”, which bans routine antibiotic use in animals. This is a vital legislative measure to ameliorate the shocking statistics on antibiotic use which was first brought to the limelight by a 2011 report from the FDA, which stated … Continue reading