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BSAC calls for global measures to prevent the overuse of antibiotics in people and animals

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is calling for key global measures to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in… Read more »

Economic and Social Research Council announces research funding call on Antimicrobial resistance, stewardship and behaviour

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is working in partnership to lead a research funding call on antimicrobial resistance,… Read more »

IDSA Releases New Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines with Focus on Practical Advice for Implementation

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) have developed and published new… Read more »

George Osborne tells us Antibiotic Resistance is on track to be a greater threat to our health than cancer

George Osborne warned delegates at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC, on 14 April 2016 that antibiotic resistance… Read more »

Japan adopts new national action plan to combat antibiotic resistance

The Japanese government has adopted an action plan to reduce the use of antibiotics to two-thirds of the current level by… Read more »

First 180 Days Draft Report on the US National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

In consultation with the Secretaries of Defense and Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary’s establishment… Read more »

Review on Antimicrobial Resistance report: Infection prevention, control and surveillance

The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, chaired by economist Jim O’Neill and commissioned by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, has released its… Read more »

World Health Organization holds first regional Workshop on National Action Plans for antimicrobial resistance & promotes ReAct toolbox

  In 2015, the World Health Assembly published a Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance. From March 14th to 17th,… Read more »

Antibiotic Action & BSAC welcome O’Neill report on vaccines and alternative approaches to bacterial infections

Publication of the latest report by the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance Vaccines and alternative approaches: reducing our dependence on antimicrobials has… Read more »

UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance calls for wider use of vaccines & alternative approaches to drug-resistant infections

The UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, chaired by Jim O’Neill, released its latest report on February 11 2016, titled “Vaccines… Read more »

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