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.
Now in her second term as leader of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan is the most powerful person in global public health and the only person with the authority to call a worldwide pandemic.