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A perspective on AMR by IPC specialist Dr. Biljana Carevic

Dr. Biljana Carevic, a pioneering hospital epidemiologist, has dedicated her career to infection control and antibiotic stewardship. In this interview, Biljana discusses her work, the challenges of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Serbia versus Norway, and her ongoing efforts with the Global Point Prevalence Survey.

Global-PPS at ESCMID Global 2024

Last Friday, the annual Global-PPS meeting in collaboration with bioMérieux took place on the occasion of ESCMID Global 2024, formerly known as ECCMID. Over 100 participants attended the hybrid meeting to learn more about the project’s activities, strategies and results. It was a special edition as Global-PPS also celebrated its 10 year anniversary!

Addressing Antimicrobial Stewardship Challenges in Paediatric Patients in Hospitals in Sanandaj, Western Iran

A recent study compared antimicrobial prescribing patterns in paediatric patients from three hospitals in Sanandaj, Western Iran, with paediatric patients from hospitals in Southeast Asia and Europe. Standardised 2019 Global-PPS data were used.

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Antimicrobial stewardship

Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is essential for improving antimicrobial resistance worldwide. drive-AMS is a project that aims to drive forward AMS and stems from a powerful synergy between Radboudumc and the University of Antwerp’s Global-PPS.

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