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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 »

Antibiotic Action Supports the Plea For Old Antibiotics

Antibiotic Action is delighted to support the plea to the World Health Organization (WHO) for conservation and access of old… Read more »

Exciting Job Opportunity at the University of Birmingham, UK

The University of Birmingham in the UK has posted two new job opportunities related to antibacterials/antibacterial drug discovery. The positions are… Read more »

Antibiotic Action Supports New Guidelines for Changing Behaviours in General Population to Improve Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antibiotic Action is pleased to support the new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines on antimicrobial stewardship: changing… Read more »

New WHO AMR Surveillance and Quality Assessment Collaborating Centres Network Established

In mid-December 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) established an Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance and Quality Assessment Collaborating Centres Network… Read more »

National Institutes of Health Announce Research Grant for Tools To Advance Antibiotic Discovery

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support milestone-driven projects focused on developing and utilizing novel predictive… Read more »

Portable Antibiotic Resistance Detector Developed

The University of California has invented a smartphone accessory that will make it possible to determine whether a sample of… Read more »

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