Controversies in #AntimicrobialStewardship #ASMMicrobe2016 coverage by @ESGAP_ABS (June 18, 2016)

By Benedikt Huttner This is the first ESGAP summary on antimicrobial stewardship activities at ASM Microbe 2016, that is being held in Boston, and deals with the symposium “Controversies in … Continue Reading →

EU Guidelines on Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Human Medicine: a call for suggestions/comments/resources

By Bojana Beovic   After the publication of the EU Guidelines for prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinarian medicine in 2015 (see here), commissioned by the European Commission, ECDC received … Continue Reading →

Antimicrobial Resistance: Burden and Proposed Solutions from a Multidisciplinary Approach (The O’Neill report)

By Leonardo Pagani (ESGAP EC member)   “…even at the current rates, it is fair to assume that over one million people will have died from AMR since I started … Continue Reading →

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine

ESGVM (ESCMID Study Group for Veterinary Microbiology) and ESGAP organize a course on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine. It will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden 11-12 September 2016. For more … Continue Reading →

Antimicrobial Therapy in Practice. Madrid, November 10-12, 2016. Save the Date #ESGAP #ESCMID

Antibiotics are amongst the most commonly used drugs, and any physician at one time or another will prescribe them. However, while treatment of such infections is becoming increasingly complicated due … Continue Reading →

Proposals of the National French Special Working Group for Keeping Antibiotics Effective

A national Antibiotic plan has been running in France since 2001. The French Ministry of Health set up a multidisciplinary Task force in January 2015, to suggest priority actions to … Continue Reading →

Are you gonna miss this event?: Pre-ECCMID ESGAP Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Is antimicrobial stewardship part of your daily activities? Do you feel the need to refurbish your institution’s antimicrobial stewardship program? Are you getting involved in the set up of a fresh … Continue Reading →

Dutch Working Party on Antibiotic Policy (SWAB) releases a guideline on #AntimicrobialStewardship implementation

SWAB, the Dutch Working Party on Antibiotic Policy, has published a guide to implementation of a stewardship program in hospitals  early 2015: “The Practical Guide Antimicrobral Stewardship in the Netherlands” … Continue Reading →

Bravo et Merci. France and the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance. National Report Just Released

The French Ministry of Health made a comprehensive report on antibiotic resistance public on the 23rd September.   This report, written by a multidisciplinary panel of more than 100 experts, … Continue Reading →

#AntimicrobialStewardship: Sure you are update? -> Read #ESGAP Newsletter. It´s for You

Here you have the latest ESGAP information on the #AntimicrobialStewardship universe collected in the September Newsletter: Do antibiotics matter to you? News from ESGAP European Antibiotic awareness Day ESGAP sessions at the … Continue Reading →