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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 »

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 »

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