Utilising a Scottish triad approach to developing and implementing antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in Ghana and Zambia: Information, Education, Quality Improvement

  • Sneddon, Jacqueline (Principal Investigator)
  • Afriyie, Daniel Kwame (Co-investigator)
  • Sefah, Israel (Co-investigator)
  • Kurdi, Amanj (CoPI)
  • Godman, Brian (Co-investigator)
  • Bennie, Marion (Co-investigator)
  • Malcolm, William (Co-investigator)
  • Seaton, Andrew (Co-investigator)
  • Cockburn, Alison (Co-investigator)
  • Palenzuela , Esperanza (Co-investigator)
  • Kerr, Frances (Co-investigator)
  • McKinney, Rachel (Co-investigator)
  • McEwen, Jo (Co-investigator)
  • Evans, Morgan (Co-investigator)

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

By April 2020 to develop and implement robust and reliable systems (accountability)
and processes (practical tools) for antimicrobial stewardship in University Teaching
Hospital Zambia, Ketu Municipal Hospital Ghana and Ghana Police Hospital. This will
include building capacity through provision of training sessions for a total of up to 25
professionals (medical, pharmacy, nursing and laboratory staff) in each country to
deliver a local stewardship programme and a supported point prevalence survey
across each hospital to provide baseline surveillance data on antibiotic use to inform
improvements.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/03/1930/04/20

Research Output

Antimicrobial point prevalence surveys in two Ghanaian hospitals: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship

Afriyie, D. K., Sefah, I. A., Sneddon, J., Malcom, W., McKinney, R., Cooper, L., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Seaton, R. A., 18 Feb 2020, In : JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance. 2, 1, 9 p., dlaa001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Supporting global antimicrobial stewardship: antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of surgical site infection in low and middle income countries (LMICs): a scoping review and meta-analysis

    Cooper, L., Sneddon, J., Afriyie, D. K., Sefah, I., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Seaton, R. A., 27 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance. 40 p.

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