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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 »

UN announces interagency group to coordinate global fight against antimicrobial resistance

The establishment of an Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICG-AMR) has been announced by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General…. Read more »

FutureLearn partners with The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy to educate healthcare professionals worldwide

  BSAC’s courses will be open for enrolment on the FutureLearn site today and will be available from 3rd April… Read more »

WHO Publishes Priority Pathogen List

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently published their first ever Priority Pathogen List: a catalogue of 12 antibiotic-resistant families of bacteria… Read more »

Boston Consulting Group Publishes Follow-up Report for GUARD Initiative

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published a follow-up report for the German Global Union for Antibiotics Research and Development (GUARD)… Read more »

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