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World war on superbugs can only be won by a UN-led global effort

“Antibiotic resistance is now such a big threat that only a global campaign akin to that on HIV can tackle… Read more »

Special Issue of the WHO Global Action Plan on AMR Newsletter Followin...

Following the high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance that was held in New York at the 71st General Assembly of the United Nations… Read more »

BSAC Response to UN Declaration on Drug Resistant Infections

BSAC applauds and welcomes signing, by all 193 countries of the United Nations, of a landmark declaration to rid the… Read more »

BSAC collaborates on Global Forum on Sustainable Access to Effective A...

BSAC will today, 20 September 2016, collaborate on the delivery of the Forum on Sustainable Access to Effective Antibiotics to be held 1600-1830hours… Read more »

Professor Laura Piddock receives Outreach Prize

We are delighted to report that the Microbiology Society has honoured Laura Piddock’s contributions to public and professional engagement through… Read more »

US Announces $20 Million Prize for New Diagnostic Tools to Fight AMR

A US national prize competition calling for innovative ideas for diagnostic tests to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has launched today. The prize is… Read more »

G20 Promises to Promote Prudent Use of Antibiotics and Calls for Optio...

The G20 met in Hangzhou, China on 4-5 September 2016 to discuss the challenges to and opportunities for international economic cooperation, and… Read more »

A change in NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis of Infective End...

The NICE guidelines on the antibiotic prophylaxis of IE have now changed allowing a more flexible approach with the addition… Read more »

BSAC welcomes the establishment of CARB-X and $100 million funding to ...

BSAC has welcomed the announcement today of the establishment of  The Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator, (CARB-X) one of… Read more »

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) – ASP...

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP; “SID-wrap”) is a global leader in addressing public health preparedness and emerging… Read more »

WHO Updates List of Antibiotics Most Critical to Human Medicine

A World Health Organization (WHO) expert panel has updated the list of antibiotics that are considered to be most critically important… Read more »

NICE Quality Standards Service Improvement Template (QSSIT)

NICE has developed a Quality Standards Service Improvement Template (QSSIT) which helps providers to make an initial assessment of their… Read more »