ESGAP-grants for the 5th ESGAP antibiotics course

ESGAP will organize its 5th European antibiotics course in Valencia, Spain from Thursday, March 26th to Saturday, March 28th 2020. In an intensive three-day program, clinical experts cover the basics of antibiotic therapy, … 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 →


#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 →


“Antibiotic Therapy in Practice”: (successful) course review and details about the 2017 edition

By Miquel Ekkelenkamp From November 10th to 12th, in the heart of sunny Madrid, 55 international participants attended the second ESGAP-sponsored course “Antibiotic Therapy in Practice”. The course was organized … Continue Reading →


Antimicrobial Stewardship at the 7th Southeast European Conference on Chemotherapy an Infection

ESGAP was represented at the 7th Southeast European Conference on Chemotherapy and Infection (SEEC), held in Sibiu, Romania on 13-15 October 2016.   ESGAP organized a session on new antibiotics … Continue Reading →


Antimicrobial resistance at the highest political level: the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?

By Bojana Beovic Antimicrobial resistance was discussed at the United Nations General Assembly (#UNGA) held on September 21, 2016. For the first time the leaders of 193 Member States agreed for a … Continue Reading →


Have your Say on the Future EU Guidelines on Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Human Medicine

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 a request from DG-SANTE … Continue Reading →