David Dickson 1947-2013

The STEPS Centre’s directors, members and partners are sad to have learnt of the sudden death of David Dickson (1947-2013), the founding director of SciDev.Net. David played an important part in the STEPS Centre, serving for five years as a member of our inaugural Advisory Committee and generously sharing his unrivalled expertise in the communication of science for development. His…

ARE ANTIBIOTICS BECOMING A ‘NON SUSTAINABLE’ DRUG SUPPLY?

With increasing resistance to existing antibiotics and little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to invest in new ones, developing countries face a serious challenge combating killer diseases such as tuberculosis and typhoid fever. SciDev.net has put together a package of news, comment and analysis on this topic, which links closely to the STEPS Centre’s Rethinking Regulation…