Knowledge transfer • measurement • expert consultation

These three key aspects make up drive-AMS, a project that aims to drive forward antimicrobial stewardship (AMS). AMS is an essential step towards improving antimicrobial resistance, one of the top global health threats according to WHO. 


Behavioural change: psychologist Ana Silva Reis explains

Meet Ana Reis, the health psychologist who joined the Portuguese drive-AMS team. Ana elaborates on her approach to behavioural change, a key pillar of effective antimicrobial stewardship programmes.

Portugal in-country course recap

From 24 to 26 January 2024, Portugal hosted the first of four in-country trainings on the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in hospitals.This successful 3-days course was organised by Dr. José Artur Paiva from the São João University Hospital and 14 faculty members from Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands. Central throughout this training was inserting implementation science in hospital AMS programs.

Global-PPS inpatient online training

Global-PPS is organising an online training on Thursday 18 January, which will be focussed on their inpatient methodology.


drive-AMS is co-funded by the European Health and Digital Executive Agency under grant agreement No 101079985. Views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Health and Digital Executive Agency. Neither can be held responsible for them.