Organizations Encourage Lawmakers to Support the PATH Act

Organizations Encourage Lawmakers to Support the PATH Act

On March 18, The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Trust for America’s Health, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America sent a letter to health legislative assistants in support of the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act. Introduced on January 16, 2015 by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), the bipartisan legislation would establish a much-needed regulatory pathway for approval of antibacterial drugs that treat serious or life-threatening infections in patients who have few or no other options.

Read the full letter.

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