Activities across Africa to improve antimicrobial utilisation and reduce AMR

B Godman, I Olaru, BD Anand Paramadhas, B Malone, JC Meyer, D Kibuule, A Kurdi, J Fadare

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Abstract

There are concerns with current prescribing and dispensing of antimicrobials in Africa. Point prevalence studies in hospitals shown variable rates with high rates HIV in some. Variable ASPs, extended prophylaxis and high rates self purchasing in some.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2020
EventBSAC Spring Conference 2020: Into Clinical Practice - Bridging the gap between science, policy and effective antimicrobial use. - Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 16 Mar 202017 Mar 2020

Conference

ConferenceBSAC Spring Conference 2020
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period16/03/2017/03/20

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Keywords

  • point prevalence studies
  • Africa
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • antimicrobial stewardship programmes

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Godman, B., Olaru, I., Paramadhas, BD. A., Malone, B., Meyer, JC., Kibuule, D., ... Fadare, J. (2020). Activities across Africa to improve antimicrobial utilisation and reduce AMR. Poster session presented at BSAC Spring Conference 2020, London, United Kingdom.