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.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Mar 2020|
|Event||BSAC 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 2020 → 17 Mar 2020
|Conference||BSAC Spring Conference 2020|
|Period||16/03/20 → 17/03/20|
- point prevalence studies
- antimicrobial resistance
- antimicrobial stewardship programmes
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.