High use of Watch antibiotics in hospitals in lower- and upper-middle-income countries

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On 5 April 2021, the Global-PPS team published a paper in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy that focuses on hospital antibiotic prescribing patterns in adult patients according to the WHO Access, Watch and Reserve classification (AWaRe).

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2020 CLIMIDSON conference in Nigeria

2020 CLIMIDSON conference in Nigeria Our Nigerian participants proudly launched their first (virtual) annual scientific conference of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Nigeria (CLIMIDSON): “Antimicrobial Stewardship: Time to…

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Research on antimicrobial use in Georgian hospitals

Dr. Irma Korinteli, a pediatrician and lecturer at Tbilisi State Medical University, has been involved in the Global-PPS project from the very beginning in 2015. Earlier this year, she successfully defended her PhD on antibiotic use in Georgian hospitals. Read her testimonial below!

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Read the Global-PPS newsletter – June 2020

The Global-PPS protocol is adapted to survey COVID-19 patients. The website is translated in French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. More languages will follow. Read two nice stories on how the Global-PPS is rolled out at national level and how these data can be used for a PhD.

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Global-PPS in Iran

The Global-PPS in Iran primarily started in 2015 in two large Iranian University cities, namely Shiraz and Kurdistan Universities of Medical Sciences, concurrently with the first global attempt for data collection about antibiotic consumption conducted by the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

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New protocol – optional HAI module

New protocol – optional HAI module The Global-PPS protocol has been updated with an optional Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) module. This new module allows analyzing additional quality indicators, focusing on the…

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