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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
Better Tests, Better Care: The Promise of Next Generation Diagnostics
This report for policymakers highlights the need for new diagnostics and recommends policies to stimulate diagnostics R&D and clinical integration.
IDSA Provides Testimony in Support of Supplemental Funding for Ebola Preparedness and Response Efforts
IDSA voiced support for the President’s emergency funding request to Congress to address Ebola and has also volunteered to lend its expertise and resources to aid in the U.S. and global response to the outbreak in a communication to Ebola Czar, Ron Klain.
IDSA, PIDS, and HIVMA Comments on NIH Physician-Scientist Workforce Report
IDSA, along with PIDS and HIVMA, jointly commented on the NIH Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group report highlighting recommendations to improve the state of the physician-scientist workforce.
IDSA President Provides Testimony on the Need for New Antibiotics
On September 19th,
IDSA President Barbara Murray provided testimony to the Health Subcommittee of
the House Energy & Commerce Committee on the need for a coordinated federal
strategy to spur research and development for new antibiotics.
Tell Congress #CutsHurt!
Your help is needed to send a strong message to Congress that federal agency and program funding levels need to be finalized in the weeks ahead, so that new cuts are not set into motion.
Take Three Minutes to Support Antibiotic Development
Urge Congress to help speed patient access to the most urgently needed new antibacterial drugs.
IDSA Members Call on Congress to Advance LPAD Pathway
IDSA members answered a request from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on proposals to spur drug research and development.
The STAAR Act was reintroduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown this week. The bill, championed by IDSA, provides stronger federal leadership to coordinate activities that address resistance and strengthen accountability.
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FDA approves new antibacterial drug Avycaz
CDC and Partners Investigate Newly Discovered Virus
FDA Issues Safety Alert for Duodenoscopes ERCP endoscopes
New data shows test can help physicians remove patients with suspected TB from isolation earlier
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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), in partnership with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign, has released a list of five tests or treatments that physicians and patients should question.
The IDSA Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the Office of Vice President, Office of Treasurer, and three positions on the Board of Directors.
We urge parents to ensure that their children are up to date with all recommended immunizations, including with the MMR vaccine, to prevent this devastating disease from causing severe disability and death.
A woman treated for a recurrent Clostridium difficile infection with stool from an overweight donor rapidly gained weight, becoming obese, according to a case report in OFID.
From the PresidentIDWeek 2015IDSA FoundationJournal Club
IDSA strongly supports the proposal in the President’s Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2016 to double federal funding to combat antibiotic resistance.
A new CID study raises alarms about using antibiotics for travelers’ diarrhea and the global spread of drug-resistant bacteria.
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