Month: May 2023

MSF Access Campaign report: recommendations to improve local production of diagnostics in low- and middle-income countries

MSF Access Campaign report: recommendations to improve local production of diagnostics in low- and middle-income countries

The MSF Access Campaign has recently translated their 2021 report about local production of diagnostics into French and Korean.

AIM course (Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings) for World Hand Hygiene Day

AIM course (Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings) for World Hand Hygiene Day

We teach Infection Prevention Control and Hand Hygiene as part of our course on Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings. Proud to be part of the WHO’s hand hygiene campaign! #CleanYourHands #HandHygiene #InfectionPrevention  

Vliegenthart-Jongbloed et al., 2023. Not recommended fixed-dose antibiotic combinations in low- and middle-income countries – the example of Tanzania

Vliegenthart-Jongbloed et al., 2023. Not recommended fixed-dose antibiotic combinations in low- and middle-income countries – the example of Tanzania

Background: Fixed-dose combinations (FDC) are medicine formulations that combine two or more ingredients in fixed ratios in a single dose form. Although advantageous in tuberculosis and malaria (efficacy, adherence, protection against resistance), only a few antibiotic FDC (FDC-AB) have been developed along full microbiological, pharmacological and clinical validation and safety studies. The World Health Organization […]