November ESGAP newsletter

The ESGAP November newsletter is now available here. This month, the topic is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD). The newsletter contains news, links toward EAAD-related materials, words from trainees … Continue Reading →


ESGAP/SWAB Technical Workshop on measuring quality and quantity of antibiotic use

Why not attend the next ESGAP / SWAB technical workshop just before ESCMID 2019 in Amsterdam? You can find more information about this masterclass here.  


EAAD-related ECDC meeting

On November, 15th, ECDC organized an EAAD-related meeting in Brussels, Belgium. Find herewith the agenda of the meeting:


6 countries in 1 article, let’s have a short trip on this antibiotic awareness day

TAE stands for Trainee Association of ESCMID, which was created to increase and support the scientific and medical contribution of young clinical microbiologists and infectious disease specialists all over Europe … Continue Reading →


Today is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day #EAAD2017 #WAAD Share your experience.

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) is an annual European Union health initiative that takes place on 18th November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance … Continue Reading →


Antimicrobial Stewardship Staffing: Let’s Have the Tiger by the Tail

It is time we got serious about tackling bacterial resistance. Funding priority is given to innovation (new diagnostics and new antibiotics), while ensuring sustainable and sufficient funding of antibiotic stewardship … Continue Reading →


Access, Watch and Reserve Antibiotics in the WHO Essential Medicines List

WHO has released its updated Essential Medicines List, for adults and children (See here). The Antibiotics’ list has been completely updated, and now includes 3 categories, intended to help target … Continue Reading →


CIDRAP-ASP a brilliant repository for antimicrobial information and resources to have at reach

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project (CIDRAP-ASP) at the University of Minnesota seeks to be a high-quality, international repository for experiential- and evidence-based antimicrobial stewardship information and resources.  … Continue Reading →


‘MY BUGS’: A smartphone app for the recording of antibiotic treatment information

By Kirsten E. Schaffer We have developed a smartphone application ‘MyBugs’ for the recording of microbiology culture results and antibiotic treatments for patients with chronic diseases. . Patients suffering from … Continue Reading →


#ECCMID2017, post-ECCMID syndrome and One (Infection) Stewardship?

The trip back from a pivotal medical conference such as ECCMID is always a great opportunity to make balance of the huge amount of information received. In my case it has consisted … Continue Reading →