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CDC Briefing at the UN General Assembly on Combating Global Antibiotic Resistance

09/23/19     New York, NY

Monday, Sept. 23, 6 pm EST, New York, NY, at Cipriani, 110 E 42nd St

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar will showcase the yearlong global initiative led by HHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fight antibiotic resistance. The event is co-hosted by CDC and HHS, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, American Society for Microbiology, Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition, and the CDC Foundation.  Besides Azar, speakers include: 

  • Robert Redfield, M.D., CDC Director, 

  • Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region,

  • Juan Pablo Uribe Restrepo, Colombian Minister of Health and Social Protection

  • Madlen Davies (emcee), journalist

Media RSVP’s asked to contact Candice Hoffman at 404-639-7689