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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 »

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 »

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