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. Finally, take [...]
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Having a Ph.D. was a dream for me and it was yet to be fulfilled after my MPhil studies. This was enkindled by my interaction with Professor Azmi Hassali who came to Pakistan for a conference. During our discussions, he shared the idea of ‘Point Prevalence Survey’ on [...]
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.1 We appreciated the standardized and straightforward online tool for [...]
As countries worldwide are faced with an unprecedented pandemic, there is a profound concern that widespread antibiotic use in COVID-19 patients could increase the selective pressure for antibiotic resistance. For this reason, we have slightly adapted the Global-PPS protocol to allow surveillance of COVID-19 patients. Hospitals are once more [...]