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UK Investigates Online Pharmacies’ Antibiotic Dispensing Practices

The UK has launched an investigation into online pharmacies that have been found to dispense antibiotics inappropriately following a BBC investigation…. Read more »

Innovate UK Offers up to £4 Million Funding Prize for Capital Investment in AMR

Open to any UK organisation, Innovate UK are delivering a competition on behalf of the Department of Health to invest up… Read more »

Special issue: WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance newsletter

Following the recent high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance at the UN General Assembly on 21st September 2016, WHO have provided… Read more »

Antibiotic Action & BSAC Respond to UN Declaration on Drug-Resistant Infections

BSAC applauds and welcomes signing, by all 193 countries of the United Nations, of a landmark declaration to rid the… Read more »

UN Holds High-Level Meeting on AMR, Leads to Declaration on Drug-Resistant Infections

The United Nations Member States met for the 71st General Assembly in New York this week. A high-level meeting on… Read more »

BSAC collaborates on Global Forum on Sustainable Access to Effective Antibiotics

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) will today, 20 September 2016, collaborate on the delivery of the Forum on Sustainable… Read more »

World Bank Report Estimates Impact of AMR

The World Bank released a report on 19 September, 2016, in anticipation of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting… Read more »

Laura Piddock, Director of Antibiotic Action, Receives Outreach Prize

  We are delighted to report that the Microbiology Society has honoured Director of Antibiotic Action Laura Piddock’s contributions to… Read more »

US Announces $20 Million Prize for New Diagnostic Tools to Fight AMR

A US national prize competition calling for innovative ideas for diagnostic tests to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has launched today. The prize is… Read more »

G20 Promises to Promote Prudent Use of Antibiotics and Calls for Options to Tackle AMR

The G20 met in Hangzhou, China on 4-5 September 2016 to discuss the challenges to and opportunities for international economic cooperation, and… Read more »

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