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Celebrating World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017

World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November, offers an outstanding opportunity for communities across the globe from all sectors – health,… Read more »

BSAC appoints new Director of Antibiotic Action

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Nicholas Brown as Director of Antibiotic… Read more »

USA Releases Policy Roadmap to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Livestock

The Expert Commission on Addressing the Contribution of Livestock to the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis released a report in August 2017… Read more »

UN Interagency Coordination Group on AMR Opens Online Consultation On Draft Work Plan

The UN Secretary-General’s Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG), whose establishment was mandated by the a UN General Assembly Resolution… Read more »

Antibiotic Action and BSAC respond to Recent BMJ Article on Antibiotic Courses

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) has noted with interest publication in the BMJ of the opinion piece by Llewellyn… Read more »

WHO Releases New Guidance on AMR Surveillance Using a One Health Approach

The World Health Organization (WHO) Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR) has released a new guidance document to… Read more »

WHO Releases Database on Progress of Countries in Tackling AMR

The World Health Organization has released a database of global assessments on how countries perceive their progress in addressing the… Read more »

New Modifications to Vancomycin Show Promise in Combating Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists at the The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the United States have modified an existing antibiotic, vancomycin, to to be… Read more »

India has drafted a new National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance

India, one of the countries most affected by antimicrobial resistance (AMR), has developed a draft National Action Plan on AMR,… Read more »

Gilead UK and Ireland Fellowship Programme 2017 in Invasive Fungal Disease

The Gilead UK and Ireland Fellowship Programme 2017 is now open for grant applications in the therapy area of IFD…. Read more »

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