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Declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

On January 21, 2016, the Declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance was launched at an event… Read more »

Response to the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance report on the use of antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment: reducing unnecessary use and waste

Comment on Report by the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance on the use of antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment:… Read more »

Discovery of colistin-resistant bacteria in Denmark: BSAC and Antibiotic Action respond

The Mail reported on 4 December, 2015, that colistin-resistant bacteria had been found in a patient in Denmark. The British… Read more »

Students learn first-hand how scientists are combatting drug-resistant bacteria

As news broke that scientists had discovered a new antibiotic resistant bacterial strain in China, more than 70 academics and… Read more »

BSAC & JAC respond to The Lancet Infectious Diseases article on the emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance

Antibiotic Action, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, and the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy have released an official response to… Read more »

The Lancet Series launched to celebrate Global Antibiotic Awareness Day

In celebration of Global Antibiotic Awareness Day, 18 November 2015, The Lancet, in collaboration with Imperial College London and the Norwegian… Read more »

The Independent & Mediaplanet UK publish Antibiotic Resistance campaign for European Antibiotic Awareness Day

We recently participated in Mediaplanet UK’s Antibiotic Resistance campaign in The Independent newspaper and online at  in support of… Read more »

Why Old Joe, will turn blue 17-19 November 2015

Old Joe, The University of Birmingham’s Clock tower, will shine blue for 3 days to promote the first World Antibiotic Awareness… Read more »

Antibiotics: Handle With Care! World Health Organization supports World Antibiotic Awareness Week

16-22 November 2015  Antibiotics: handle with care World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and… Read more »

BSAC responds to Lancet ID paper on threat of AMT to surgery and cancer chemotherapy

BSAC has welcomed publication of a study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases that quantifies the threat of rising antibiotic resistance… Read more »

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