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first_img  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 27 October 2007 | News Newsletters (Quickguides) About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Celebrating Juneteenth during an uprising

first_imgOn Juneteenth, commemorated on June 19, African Americans mark the anniversary of the day in 1865 when union troops arrived in Galveston Island to inform the enslaved people in Texas that the heinous system of slavery had ended.  The delayed announcement forced an estimated 250,000 African descendants to languish under the lash for almost three more years after the Emancipation Proclamation became law on Jan. 1, 1863.While Texas was the last southern state to legally recognize the Proclamation, it was the first state to make Juneteenth an official holiday in 1979.  Currently, 47 states recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday, but Congress has not made it a federal holiday. However, the current mass rebellion — going into its third week as of June 15 — may force its passage.A lot has happened between 1865 and today for African Americans such as:  Black Reconstruction, Jim Crow lynchings, segregation and other forms of racist oppression.Sparked by reaction to the racist police lynching of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, the uprising against police terror and the white supremacy it rests upon has moved consciousness to the left among the U.S. population at almost warp speed. Police brutality in all forms — but especially the murders of Black people  — has been put on trial. And so has racism in general, past and present.Confederate statues and proslavery symbols have been taken down, torn down or banned from Richmond, Va. — infamous for its Confederate Row statues including Robert E. Lee — to New Orleans, from Birmingham, Ala., to Memphis, Tenn.  Confederate flags have been banned from NASCAR’s stock car racing events, thanks to the courageous Black driver, Bubba Wallace, who raised this demand.Black college football players at big schools like Iowa State University and Clemson State University in South Carolina say they feel more empowered to speak out due to the countrywide protests and to expose the racism they face from their white coaches. Some Clemson football players, Black and white, led a campus march of thousands on June 13 to demand slaveowner John C. Calhoun’s name be removed from the school’s Honors College. They won the demand.Nike, the National Football League, Twitter and other corporations are giving their workers Juneteenth off with pay.  Some of these same corporations have “pledged” to hire more Black workers and to donate millions of dollars to community organizations.  Massive grassroots pressure won these concessions from the profit-driven CEOs — it came not from the goodness of their hearts.Trump attempted to defame the legacy of Juneteenth and to minimize the 1921 Tulsa, Okla., white supremacist massacre of the neighborhood called “Black Wall Street” by holding an ultra-right-wing campaign rally on June 19 in that city. Yielding to heavy criticism, he postponed the rally for one day. We can expect righteous anti-Trump protests in Tulsa and other U.S. cities.This uprising, now three weeks old, has emboldened and drawn the masses of all ages and nationalities into the streets to defend Black Lives Matter and put neofascist Trump and his CEO cohorts on the defensive.  Millions of people here and worldwide will come to appreciate the historic role of Juneteenth in the ongoing struggle for social justice and equality for African Americans. And  millions of workers and the oppressed across the globe will begin to grasp this struggle’s essential role in uniting the working class to fight to end the exploitation of all working and oppressed peoples.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Ability to Adapt Common Among Master Farmer Winners

first_img Ability to Adapt Common Among Master Farmer Winners Facebook Twitter By Andy Eubank – Jul 26, 2017 SHARE SHARE Poe and Holscher Master FarmersStan Poe of Franklin and Larry Holscher from Vincennes are part of the Indiana Master Farmer family since being officially welcomed in late June. They join the Kretzmeiers, Denny Bell, and Honorary Master Farmer Lonnie Mason, a nearly 5-decade long Purdue Extension educator.Holscher spoke with HAT just before the award ceremony in Delphi. The Master Farmer designation means a lot to him.“Honestly in the world of ag, there’s really not another and equivalent type of award,” he said. “It’s something that people in the community are aware of and I’m just honored and humbled by it.”It’s a fifth-generation farm, including his three sons, and it continues to evolve over time.“We have corn, wheat, soybeans and we just got into the world of turkeys. I farmed with my brother Joe for years and years, and he had three sons and I had three sons. We just split that operation and in the last three years my sons and I have become our own operation. It’s been a growing experience, and it’s been a good experience.”Stan Poe is a farmer who has seen continual changes in agriculture during his 60+ years. He has embraced technology and encourages everyone to do the same.“We have gone so far in the crop side of the business as well as livestock genetics,” Poe told HAT. “It’s phenomenal to me, and I tell young groups of FFA and 4-H’ers as I talk to them, you’re entering in to agriculture at a dynamic time. Study hard, pay attention to detail, stay up on technology.”Indiana Prairie Farmer and the Purdue University College of Agriculture present the Master Farmer awards each year. The first Master Farmers were honored in 1925.Hear more in the full HAT interviews:Larry Holscher Master FarmerLonnie Mason Honorary Master FarmerStan Poe Master Farmer Facebook Twitter Previous articleSecretary Perdue Partners with FFA to Support Next Generation of Leaders in AgricultureNext articleIndiana Farmers Lay Out Wish List for Farm Bill Andy Eubank Home Indiana Agriculture News Ability to Adapt Common Among Master Farmer Winnerslast_img read more

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Nouvelle traduction : Commémoration

first_img News December 12, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Nouvelle traduction : Commémoration blablablaPhoto News Help by sharing this information Organisation Follow the news on Burkina Faso to go further Burkina FasoAfrica June 11, 2021 Find out more June 7, 2021 Find out morecenter_img Burkinabe legislative threat to press freedom must be declared unconstitutional Time is pressing, 20 years after Burkinabe journalist’s murder June 11, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News News Receive email alerts Burkina Faso’s media group’s five-day suspension is too harsh, RSF says Burkina FasoAfrica last_img read more

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County Health Officials Report 55 More COVID-19 Deaths

first_imgHome of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 23 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. County officials reported 55 more deaths due to the Coronavirus on Wednesday. The new deaths raised the overall county death toll to 1,367.County Health Director Barbara Ferrer also announced 851 new coronavirus cases, bringing the overall total to 28,644.The announcement came as the state prepares for the reopening of some low-risk businesses.Of the 1,260 people who died from the virus, 39 percent were Latino, 28 percent were white, 19 percent Asian, 12 percent black and 1 percent Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.Half of the county’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred in institutional settings, primarily skilled nursing facilities.Ferrer said that as of Wednesday, there have been 682 deaths among residents of such facilities. At least one confirmed or suspected case was being investigated at 348 institutions as of midday Wednesday.There have been 204 cases reported among the county’s homeless population, with more than half of those cases involving people who were in shelters. The majority of the cases among sheltered homeless were at the Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.The next stage of the reopening will involve higher-risk businesses such as massage companies, tattoo shops and movie theaters, followed later by the highest-risk venues, such as concert halls, convention centers and sports arenas. No time frame was given on when such businesses would be cleared to reopen.Ferrer said health officials will be closely monitoring a number of indicators after businesses reopen to ensure public safety, such as increases in case numbers and deaths, particularly among vulnerable populations; the continued availability of testing and contact tracing; and availability of hospital beds to handle a surge in cases if one occurs, along with adequate supplies of personal protective equipment for health care workers.“Protecting the people who are most vulnerable is going to be a very important part throughout all of our reopening process,” Ferrer said. “I want to thank everyone for continuing to work together during this challenging time, and I want to remind us all that we need to be each other’s helpers to ensure we’re able to safely open our community’s businesses.”Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced that the state will also be relaxing its stay-at-home order at the end of the week, allowing lower-risk retail businesses to reopen with limited operations, primarily restricted to curbside pickup. He is expected to discuss guidelines for business openings on Thursday. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News HerbeautyPretty Or Not: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Make a comment STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Business News Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News County Health Officials Report 55 More COVID-19 Deaths 851 new cases also reported on Wednesday CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 2:46 pmlast_img read more

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EEF calls for more guidance on equal pay guestionnaires

first_imgEEF calls for more guidance on equal pay guestionnairesOn 28 Jan 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Employers need further guidance to help them comply with the new equal payquestionnaires without breaching the Data Protection Act. This is the view of the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) in itsresponse to the DTI’s consultation paper on the questionnaires, which are dueto be introduced as part of the Employment Act in April this year. The questionnaire will give staff the right to request pay information on acolleague of the opposite sex at the same level. The EEF called on the DTI to give clearer guidance on how employers canavoid breaching data protection rules when responding to requests fromcomplainants for confidential information about their colleagues. Currently, employers can disclose this information if the request is part oflegal proceedings, such as an equal pay claim. Peter Martin, director of employment policy for the EEF, called on theGovernment to provide more details outlining employers’ responsibilities whereproceedings are not issued. “Data protection is a much bigger issue than it used to be. Staff aremuch more likely to demand a degree of privacy over their affairs,” hesaid. Martin also wants the DTI to limit the use of equal pay claims to thoseindividuals who have genuine grounds for making a complaint – to prevent abuse.”The Government needs to modify its proposals. Simple changes torequest confidentiality and prevent them being used for inappropriate purposeswould not undermine the overall aim of the questionnaire.” The equal pay questionnaires are voluntary, but employers that don’t respondare likely to be penalised if they are taken to an employment tribunal. By Ben Willmottwww.eef.org.uk last_img read more

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Contributing Faculty (ppOTD)

first_imgReports student outcomes and uses this information for teachingand learning improvements Keeps course content current and as necessary, aligned withcourse consistency policy Committed to Mission and Values: Has a clear understanding ofinstitution’s mission and values. Has a passion for facilitatinglearning and for enabling students to navigate their own learningjourney. Assesses student performance onpapers/examinations/projectsCommunicates with program director (and course coordinator ifteaching a multi-section course) regarding student difficulties orissues that ariseEnsures consistent content and testing, if a multi-sectioncourseCompletes annual self-evaluation of teaching performance; setsgoals for improvement Recommends course improvements for upcoming semester Teaching Delivery/Learning Facilitation Skills: Manages small,large, blended, hybrid, and/or online classrooms, monitoring andensuring participation, managing one’s own and students’ time andattention effectively.Academic Discipline Expertise: Has sufficient credentials,industry expertise, and/or experience in the discipline to eachaccording to the standards and qualifications required. The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education. GENERAL SUMMARYA contributing faculty member at the University of St. Augustinefor HealthSciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focusedlearning opportunitiesfor students in the health scienceprofessions, through face-to-face, blended,and/or online deliverymethods.The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences seekscontributing faculty members to teach in our Occupational Therapyprograms program. Courses are taught via the University’s onlineplatform (Blackboard).Faculty members educate USAHS students by effectively andproficiently using online technology and resources so thatknowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted tostudents in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, andtimely communications.Using instructional strategies appropriate for the course contentand the students’ academic level, faculty help learners develop adeep understanding of course content by blending technology andpedagogy; fostering reflection and inquiry in a manner that bindslearners in a collaborative learning community.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMaintains expertise in content areaPromotes student success through optimal studentengagement OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMay perform other duties andresponsibilities that management maydeem necessary from time to time.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTSSome travel may be required.POSITION IN ORGANIZATIONREPORTS TO: Academic Program DirectorPOSITIONS SUPERVISED: NoneTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperformeach essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbentswill be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function.Appropriate reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilitiesto perform essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEExperience with distance learning preferred.Terminal degree preferred. Post- professional master’sdegree or clinical doctorate with demonstrated clinical expertisewith plans to obtain a terminal degree will be consideredPrior teaching experience preferred [could includeonline]Experience in scholarly activity preferredA minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in the area ofcourse content requiredWorking knowledge of educational theory and methodology Communicates Effectively: Adapts oral and written communicationapproach and style to the audience and based on the message.Drives Engagement: Makes students feel welcomed, understood,and valued. Creates a learning environment that is compelling,challenging, and productive. LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATIONFaculty Members must beappropriately credentialed, possess anearned degree from an accreditedinstitution or recognized by acountry’s ministry of education in thediscipline being taught, andbe licensed or license-eligible in order to teachin specificprograms.BUSINESS COMPETENCIESCommitted to Mission and Values – Has aclear understandingof institution’s mission and values. Has a passion forfacilitatinglearning and for enabling students to navigate their ownlearningjourney.Contribute Knowledge to the Discipline – Compelledby theopportunity to contribute through research, scholarshipprofessionalpractice or creativity.Accountable -Takes personalresponsibility for own goals andoutcomes to ensure student success.Establishes clear expectations,follows through on commitments to students andholds themaccountable for assignments and performanceCollaborative – Works cooperatively withothers across theinstitution and beyond, including the community andthroughpartnerships. Represents own interests while being inclusiveand fair toothers.Communicates Effectively – Adapts oraland writtencommunication approach and style to the audience and based onthemessage. Also listens attentively to others.Drives Engagement – Makes students feelwelcome, understoodand valued. Creates a learning environment that iscompelling,challenging and productive.Academic Discipline Expertise – Hassufficient credentials,industry expertise and/or experience in the disciplineto teachaccording to the standards and qualifications required.Education Design – Designs learningexperiences closelylinked to learning outcomes including lesson planning,design ofproject, work integrated, group learning experiences, orinteractivelearning objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy,andragogy and overalllearning effectiveness.Teaching Delivery/Learning FacilitationSkills – Managessmall, large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms,monitoringand ensuring participation, managing one’s own and students’timeand attention effectively.ADDITIONALCOMPETENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual shoulddemonstratethe following competencies to perform the essential functions oftheposition:Core Ethics and Values Technical Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors inside andoutside the classroom setting; promotes interprofessionaldialogCollaborates with necessary departments to support a positiveteam environmentUpholds University core values, policies and procedures Operational Completes all course management requirements to meet programdeadlinesPrepares and delivers course contentMonitors student progress; gives feedback as appropriateFacilitates student participation in learning activitiesServes as student-to-university liaison The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin.last_img read more

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Hall Rise for Cuppers Success

first_imgThough the Boat Race attracts London’s antipodean community and the Varsity Rugby fills Twickenham, surely the finest day of sport in the Oxford calendar took place Saturday 3rd May. Set in the glorious Parks, Mixed Lacrosse Cuppers provided a day of unmatched sporting and social entertainment. With a World Cup-style format there were two initial group stages from whence two teams would progress. The first pool instantly won the alias of the ‘Group of Death’ given the presence of Hertford, Teddy Hall and wildcard danger St Catz. To the uninitiated that means reigning champions (Hertford), eventual winners (Teddy Hall) and most improved this year (Catz) – essentially France, Brazil and Senegal all in the same group. In the first game of the tournament Catz led only to be pegged back by a brave Hall surge securing both sides a valuable point apiece. Hertford would go on to convincing wins over Worcester and St Anne’s stamping their authority on the group. This meant Catz and Hall would have to scrap over the remaining placein order to go through. Meanwhile in the other group Magdalen did well to whip their confident if not experienced troops into shape. They would go on to progress alongside the strong but college-heavy collective Wadham-Exeter-Hilda’s. The ‘Group of Death’ would prove to be complicated toresolve. A last gasp Hertford equaliser against Teddy Hall secured their qualification spot meaning Catz and Hall needed a playoff to separate the two teams. Inspired by the eye-catching Jen Myatt, Hall proved too good for Catz. The semi–finals saw a shock as Hertford were knocked out by Wadham-Exeter-Hilda’s. In the other semi Hall sent a warning out by thrashing Magdalen fivenil. With flair going forward and a solid back line held together by Rich Stubley they went into the final with confidence. The final saw Hall defeat Wadham-Exeter-Hilda’s to confirm the widely held suspicion that they were the best team this year. However the victory wasn’t achieved easily as this match up turned out to be the most dramatic of the day. After the regulation ten minutes of normal time the scores were deadlocked and extra time was called upon. It was in those five minutes that Hall pulled out all the stops to produce a two-nil victory. Player of the tournament was surely Ruth Evans who exemplified the skill and determination of Teddy Hall. “The team showed a great deal of flair,” top goal scorer Jessica Hatcher told Cherwell. “We had not practised much together beforehand but worked well as a team on the day.” Next year this event will surely get bigger and better. What finer way to represent your college and build friendships than in this superb tournament? Well done to organiser Debashish Biswas and congratulations to everyone that took part.ARCHIVE: 2nd Week TT 2003last_img read more

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SHERIFF DAVE WEDDING SELECTED CCO “OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD” WINNER

first_img We are pleased and excited to announce that Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding  has been selected as the third CCO 2016 “Outstanding Community Service” Award Winner” for 2016.  Sheriff Wedding is extremely well thought of in our community and he gives a great deal of his time and financial resources to help those in need.His career in public safety began in 1981 working as a civilian jailer.  He  worked his way up Corporate ladder and in 1983 he became a deputy sheriff .Sheriff Wedding worked in various assignments as a young deputy including canine unit for several years. He held ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, Major, Chief Deputy before being elected Vanderburgh County Sheriff in 2014.Sheriff Wedding graduated from the FBI National Academy in 1997.   He also attended many leadership courses including one at Northwestern University.Sheriff  Wedding is active many community and support groups and organizations.   He is a strong supporter  of the Santa Clothes Club,  St Vincent Child Daycare, Youth Resources, Albion Fellows, 911 Gives Hope, Honor Flight and has a strong passion in helping local youth programs.So far the 2016 the “Outstanding Community Services Awards” are Vicki Hubiak President Of HR Solutions and Anne Audain six time Olympician and world record holder in the 500 meter race. This years awards luncheon will be held at Tropicana-Evansville Walnut rooms A and B. The registration begin at 11:30 am, the event officially starts at 12 noon on October 26, 2016.  Last years event was a sellout.Last years winners of the “Outstanding Community Services Awards” were: Vanderburgh County Commissioner Joe Kifer, well respected local attorney Joe Harrison, Jr, Indiana State Auditor Suzanne Crouch and former Vanderburgh County Sheriff and 8th District Congressmen Brad Ellsworth, Dr. Dan Adams, Dr Steven Becker MD, Tracy Zeller-President of Tracy Zeller Jewelry Holly Dunn-National Movation Speaker on Domestic Violence, Cheryl Musgrave who sits on the Vanderburgh County Board of Zoning Appeals and retired political icon Betty Hermann.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Speech: Antimicrobial resistance needs an urgent global response

first_imgThe purpose of the World Economic Forum is to bring together world leaders and big business to solve the world’s most difficult problems.One of these problems is antimicrobial resistance, where the world has come together over the last 5 years, but so much progress needs to be made, to stop an otherwise terrible future.As health secretary responsible for one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world, I could not look my children in the eyes unless I knew I was doing all in my power to solve this great threat. When we have time to act. But the urgency is now.Each and every one of us benefits from antibiotics, but we all too easily take them for granted, and I shudder at the thought of a world in which their power is diminished.Antimicrobial resistance is as big a danger to humanity as climate change or warfare. That’s why we need an urgent global response.The UK has taken a global lead by setting out a 20-year AMR vision explaining the steps we must take nationally and internationally to rise to this challenge. It fits into a pattern of work across the world to keep this driving forward.The plan incorporates 3 things we all need to do: prevention, innovation, and collaboration.First: preventing infections is vital. We have today set a target in the UK of cutting resistant infections by 10% within the next 5 years.We’re going to cut antibiotic use by a further 15% within 5 years by only using antibiotics when absolutely necessary. Everybody can play a part in only using antibiotics when they’re really ill.And we’re going to work with the livestock industry to build on the amazing 40% reduction in antibiotic usage in just 5 years – 71% in chicken farming, while increasing productivity by 11%.We’re going to do it through immunisation, better infection control and working with doctors, vets, farmers and patients to prevent unnecessary prescription of antibiotics.Second: innovation. There hasn’t been a single, new class of antibiotic since the 1980s.No new innovation in the most basic bedrock of every health service in the world – shocking. And deeply troubling.Any health secretary or minister, who doesn’t lie awake at night worrying about that last pack of antibiotics, must have a prescription to some seriously strong sleeping pills.We know the reasons why. Compared to expensive new cancer or heart drugs, putting time and money into developing new antibiotics is commercially unattractive for pharmaceutical companies.And under the traditional model of revenue linked to volume, there is an added disincentive for pharmaceutical companies with a product that must be conserved.So we need a new model, one that works with, and incentivises the pharmaceutical industry.And this is where the NHS, because of its unique position, can take a global lead in pioneering a new payment system, one that reflects the true value of antibiotics to society.At the heart of it is changing the way we think of antibiotics from a medical product to a medical service.It’s a service that we all rely on: patients, doctors, and pharmaceutical companies.So within 6 months, the NHS is going to start work on paying for the service, and security, of having access to critical antibiotics when we need them, rather than hoping there’s a product we can buy in the future.We’re going to be more of a Spotify subscriber than a vinyl record shopper.We will pay upfront so pharmaceutical companies know that it’s worthwhile for them to invest the estimated £1 billion it costs to develop a new drug.We will work with the industry to develop the next generation of antibiotics, ones that are available and accessible to all.But the only way this system can incentivise innovation globally, is if it is expanded globally.Which brings me to my third and final point: collaboration.I am proud of the work the UK has done to secure antimicrobial resistance on the global agenda. We’re playing our part both at home and on the world stage.Because we recognise that none of us can stand alone against AMR. It won’t be solved by one nation, no single action or intervention.It is a fight that requires continued collaboration, across borders, now and in the future.I’ve been meeting health ministers from across the world here to agree further action, and next week the UN inter-agency co-ordination group are publishing their draft recommendations on the next steps needed to tackle AMR.Hopefully that will take us one step closer.It is a challenge, I believe, we can rise to if every step forward, we push ourselves further. Together, I’m convinced that with a proper plan we can achieve that goal.last_img read more

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