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. 


Portuguese drive-AMS network organised second part of in-country course

The second part of the course dedicated to antimicrobial stewardship, integrated into the European drive-AMS project, recently took place.

Insights into the final in-country course in Lithuania

It’s the end of our drive-AMS in-country trainings! From 15 until 18 May, the final course took place in Birštonas, Lithuania, organised by dr. Rolanda Valinteliene from the Institute of Hygiene in Vilnius and her team. The four days included presentations and workshops providing deeper insights into antimicrobial stewardship: basic requirements, objectives, prescribing patterns in Europe, quantity & quality of antimicrobial use, determinants & barriers, behavioural change and more.

Portuguese doctor awarded with project to improve antimicrobial stewardship within the scope of drive-AMS

Dr. Francisco Almeida from the Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit (UPCIRA) of São João Hospital, in Porto,


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.