Antibiotics will soon become so ineffective that a sore throat or grazing your knee could kill, the World Health Organisation has warned.The microbes that cause the most common infections are starting to resist the drugs, meaning conditions will become much harder to treat. This will make remedies more expensive, and some conditions could even become untreatable. WHO director general Margaret Chan said that the world was fast approaching the ‘post-antibiotic era’.
BNF school nutrition report marks "room for improvement". Intake of saturated fatty acids and sugars remain above the 11% recommended upper level) fat to total energy intake has dropped and fibre intakes remain low among schoolchildren. Saturated fat: 13.3% for 4-10 year olds and 12.6% for 11-18 year olds. Added sugars: 14.6% for 4-10 years olds and 15.3% for 11-18 year olds.
Dr Margaret Chan, WHO’s Director-General, addressed the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly on 21 May 2012, stressing the importance of national ownership and leadership in bringing neglected tropical diseases “from obscurity into the limelight”.
8Th Air Force Bomber Command An Amer. airman clad in heavy sheepskin jacket & pants holding up one heavy insulated boot as he poses proudly next to the nose of his B-17 Flying Fortress bomber decorated the name “STINKY” 45, parked at US 8th Bomber Command airdrome. Sept. 1942.