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BSAC acts to support World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016

Welcome to World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016! BSAC is delighted to be involved in the promotion and delivery of the… Read more »

AHRC & RCUK Announce Funding Call: AMR in the Built & Indoor...

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), working with Research Councils UK (RCUK) partners, is leading on a funding call under… Read more »

Innovate UK Offers up to £4 Million Funding Prize for Capital Investm...

Open to any UK organisation, Innovate UK are delivering a competition on behalf of the Department of Health to invest up… Read more »

World war on superbugs can only be won by a UN-led global effort

“Antibiotic resistance is now such a big threat that only a global campaign akin to that on HIV can tackle… Read more »

Special Issue of the WHO Global Action Plan on AMR Newsletter Followin...

Following the high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance that was held in New York at the 71st General Assembly of the United Nations… Read more »

BSAC Response to UN Declaration on Drug Resistant Infections

BSAC applauds and welcomes signing, by all 193 countries of the United Nations, of a landmark declaration to rid the… Read more »

BSAC collaborates on Global Forum on Sustainable Access to Effective A...

BSAC will today, 20 September 2016, collaborate on the delivery of the Forum on Sustainable Access to Effective Antibiotics to be held 1600-1830hours… Read more »

Professor Laura Piddock receives Outreach Prize

We are delighted to report that the Microbiology Society has honoured Laura Piddock’s contributions to public and professional engagement through… Read more »

US Announces $20 Million Prize for New Diagnostic Tools to Fight AMR

A US national prize competition calling for innovative ideas for diagnostic tests to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has launched today. The prize is… Read more »

G20 Promises to Promote Prudent Use of Antibiotics and Calls for Optio...

The G20 met in Hangzhou, China on 4-5 September 2016 to discuss the challenges to and opportunities for international economic cooperation, and… Read more »

A change in NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis of Infective End...

The NICE guidelines on the antibiotic prophylaxis of IE have now changed allowing a more flexible approach with the addition… Read more »

BSAC welcomes the establishment of CARB-X and $100 million funding to ...

BSAC has welcomed the announcement today of the establishment of  The Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator, (CARB-X) one of… Read more »