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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 »

World Health Assembly formally endorses Global Action Plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance

On 25 May, 2015, the 68th World Health Assembly formally endorsed a Global Action Plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance. All… Read more »

Longitude Prize First Assessment Window Closes 31 May

Longitude Prize: First assessment window closes on the 31st May 2015   The Longitude Prize is a historic British challenge… Read more »

Prof Laura Piddock comments on O’Neill Commission Report

Laura Piddock, Professor of microbiology, Deputy Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham, and Director of… Read more »

Review on Antimicrobial Resistance proposes ways to drive development of new drugs

The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, often referred to as the O’Neill Commission, was commissioned by the UK Prime Minister David… Read more »

Massive Open Online Course for Antimicrobial Stewardship to Launch Fall 2015

BSAC is delighted to be working in collaboration with the University of Dundee to develop and deliver a Massive Open… Read more »

ReAct launches Toolbox, a web-based resource for antibiotic resistance

On April 28, the ReAct network launched their ReAct Toolbox: a web-based resource offering hands-on advice and a comprehensive practical framework, to facilitate efforts… Read more »

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