Antibiotic Combinations Reduce Staphylococcus Aureus Clearance

The spread of antibiotic resistance has increased interest in combination-based treatments. Despite extensive research into the effects of drug combinations on bacterial growth, Much less is known about their effects on bacterial long-term clearance, particularly at cidal, clinically relevant concentrations. The authors systematically quantify Staphylococcus aureus survival during prolonged exposure…

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Community engagement: The Key to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Across a One Health Context?

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a One Health problem underpinned by complex drivers and behaviours. This is particularly so in low – and middle-income countries (LMICs), where social and systemic factors fuel (mis)use and drive AMR. Behavioural change around antimicrobial use could safeguard both existing and future treatments. However, changing behaviour…

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Public Knowledge, Practices, and Awareness of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in Myanmar: The First National Mobile Phone Panel Survey

Antimicrobial resistance is a global public health challenge. In 2015, World Health Organization urged all its member states to develop respective national action plans to curb this crisis. In response to this, the Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar, published the National Action Plan for Containment of AMR in Myanmar…

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Bacteriophage-antibiotic combination therapy against extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection to allow liver transplantation in a toddler

Post-operative bacterial infections are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in people who have had a liver transplant. Bacteria that cause these infections in hospitals can be resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, posing significant therapeutic challenges. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacterial species that is responsible for a…

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Workshop on Awareness Building & Sensitization on ABR including Combat Antibiotic Resistance at Teliamura by VHAT (26 – 28 September, 2022)

The Voluntary Health Association of Tripura (VHAT), a partner non-governmental organization of Prevent It Project hosted a 3-days workshop on "Awareness Building & Sensitization on ABR including Combat Antibiotic Resistance" at Teliamura, Khowai District from Sep 26th to Sep 28th. The key aim of the event was to aware the…

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Workshop on Awareness Building & Sensitization on ABR including Combat Antibiotic Resistance at Udaipur by VHAT (19 – 22 September, 2022)

It is a well-known fact that an empowered community influences the social, cultural, and economic areas of society. Local community empowerment enables people to take control over their decisions and factors that shape their lives. The Voluntary Health Association of Tripura (VHAT), a partner non-governmental organization of Prevent It Project…

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The Importance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Medical Mycology

Prior to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, antibiotic resistance was identified as a major global health care concern. Although fungal infections remain largely unknown to the general public, total attributable annual deaths are comparable to or exceed global mortalities from malaria, tuberculosis, or HIV. The impact of fungal infections has been exacerbated…

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