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BSAC celebrates 50 years of saving lives by fighting infection

7th January 2021

This year, we’re delighted to announce that the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is turning 50. Founded in 1971, the Society has spent its first half century joining the dots between scientific researchers, healthcare practitioners, medical communities and latterly politicians and policy makers, to facilitate and enable the sharing of knowledge, experience and expertise across the globe on antimicrobial development and appropriate use.

Universal Health Coverage Day: if a pandemic can’t show the value of a robust global health system, what will?

10th December 2020

The 12th of December is International Universal Health Coverage Day, marked by the United Nations each year as a moment to raise awareness of the need for strong, sustainable and resilient health systems that ensure all people, everywhere, can get the quality health services they need without financial hardship.

Equity in the STEM Workforce: BSAC Members invited to share their thoughts on diversity and inclusion

8th December 2020

The Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM, Chi Onwurah MP, has invited BSAC to submit evidence to an inquiry on ‘Equity in the STEM Workforce’.

BSAC Funding Programme: Third COVID-19 Open Funding Call

1st December 2020

We are inviting expressions of interest for a PhD / doctorate studentship and mentoring programme supporting early career researchers based in low- and middle-income (LMIC) research institutions.

The Mould that Changed the World: BSAC funded musical helps boost children’s understanding of AMR

24th November 2020

A new quantitative and qualitative evaluation of primary school musical, The Mould that Changed the World, has shown that children who participated were able to articulate a greater understanding of AMR and the risks of antibiotic overuse.

Antimicrobial Resistance: A preventable crisis in the making

24th November 2020

It’s a truly terrifying moment when you come to understand that the world is losing one of its most powerful tools in healthcare: Antibiotics...

APPG on Antibiotics: Antibiotic residues in sewage and agricultural run-off

23rd November 2020

On the 24th November 2020, The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics will meet to discuss the issue of antibiotic residues in sewage and agricultural run-off and how we can determine safe thresholds to combat deadly superbugs

UK Paediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Antimicrobial Paediatric Prescribing Guidelines Open for Consultation

23rd November 2020

Draft paediatric antimicrobial prescribing guidelines are now open for public consultation.

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