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 →


Modelling and meta-analyses of antimicrobial stewardship efficacy. More summaries from #ECCMID2016

  by Guillaume Béraud One of the most interesting sessions I had the opportunity to assist was “Modelling and meta-analyses of antimicrobial stewardship efficacy” which exposed some results involving mathematical … Continue Reading →


Day #4 at #ECCMID2016: Last but not least. @ESGAP_ABS selection of posters & sessions

by Oliver Dyar It was an action-packed day for antibiotic stewardship at ECCMID today, ranging from evolutionary microbiology, to strategies to improve antibiotic use in outpatient and inpatient settings.   … Continue Reading →


Fresh summary of Day 3 will help U to keep track of #AntimicrobialStewardship at #ECCMID when back home

Day #3 was also a good day at #ECCMID2016. Also many things to remark from the #AntimimicrobialStewardship (AS) perspective for those who could not attend the conference and even for those … Continue Reading →


Day 2 (Summary) @ #ECCMID2016. Keeping track of #AntimicrobialStewardship and other IT issues

I´m adapting to (some of) the new IT tools at #ECCMID2016. While, as said yesterday, the App is not very user-friendly, nor intuitive, I have to say that ECCMID live (Web) … Continue Reading →


Day 1 #AntimicrobialStewardship at #ECCMID2016

ECCMID 2016 has started with around 11,000 attendees making this conference, again, a top of the class. Despite some technical difficulties with the Conference App and Website we made our … Continue Reading →


ESGAP @ #ECCMID2016 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Are you going to miss it?

  #ECCMID2016 is about to start. ESGAP (ESCMID Study Group for Antibiotic Policies) participates in several sessions, which we believe that can be of interest to you.   In addition, we … 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 →


Share (here) your Antibiotic Awareness Week with the #ABXSteward Community

EAAD (European Antibiotic Awareness Day) and the global Antibiotic Awareness Week (see related OVLC post) provide an opportunity to inform medical society and lay public about the problems of antimicrobial resistance and … Continue Reading →