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Executive Health Management

European Antibiotic Awareness Day Is 18 November 2014

2014 17 Nov

EMA supports innovative approaches to facilitate development of new antibiotics The European Medicines Agency (EMA) supports European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), which is taking place on Tuesday 18 November. EAAD is organised every year by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). It aims to raise awareness of the threat... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Excessive Use Increasing Antimicrobial-Resistant Infections

2014 08 Oct

According to a recent survey, approximately 50 percent of hospitalised patients were receiving antimicrobial drugs and around half of these patients were receiving two or more antimicrobial drugs. In majority of the cases, the antimicrobial had been prescribed for infection treatment. However, based on factors such as lack of indication or incorrect... Read more