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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 »

The state of the world’s antibiotics in 2015

The Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) releases report highlighting the dangers of inappropriate antibiotic use. Read here

G7 Health Ministers’ declaration on AMR

In continuation of the G7 Summit in Elmau on 7 and 8 June 2015, the G7 Health Ministers discussed the… Read more »

Can offering a $12 million prize make a difference to drug resistance?

The Longitude Prize is introduced to American investors.  To read more of this article published in the National Geographic, click… Read more »

Dr Marc Sprenger steps in as Director of the World Health Organization secretariat for antimicrobial resistance

  Dr Marc Sprenger has stepped in this year as Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) secretariat for antimicrobial resistance…. Read more »

Antibiotic Action and BSAC welcome NICE Guideline on Antimicrobial Stewardship

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) has today welcomed publication of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’… Read more »

European Commission €1 million award for ‘better use of antibiotics’

The Challenge The Horizon Prize for better use of antibiotics will be awarded for a rapid test to identify, at the point… Read more »

Australia Releases First National AMR Strategy

Australia’s Department of Health and Department of Agriculture have worked together to come up with the country’s first national antimicrobial… Read more »

WHO releases Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance, BSAC Comments

The World Health Organization (WHO) have released a Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance. The plan outlines ways to ensure,… Read more »

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