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AMR animation

Romain Prieur - June 28, 2018
Great short 5mins animation describing the problem related to antimicrobial resistance. Great piece to share for those non-technical Thanks for BMGF support AMR animation Romain Prieur
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anti-microbial resistance
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GARDP Webinar, 26 June, 17:00 CEST: PK-PD in support of accelerated programmes for antimicrobial development: how much is enough?

Gabrielle Landry - June 22, 2018
Dear colleagues, For information, there will soon be a 2nd REVIVE webinar, organized by the Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership (GARDP) Title: PK-PD in support of accelerated programmes for antimic...
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anti-microbial resistance drugs PKPD
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GARDP - REVIVE Webinar on clinical development of antibibiotics for non-developers

Gabrielle Landry - June 5, 2018
The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP - a joint initiative of the WHO and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative: www.gardp.org) has created the website ‘REVIVE’ https...
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antibiotic development anti-microbial resistance clinical development
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Two postdoc opportunities in AMR

Madhukar Pai - June 2, 2018
Boston University has advertised two positions on two different, but complimentary aspects of AMR: 1) The first one is focused on the link between poor quality medicines and AMR (including MDR-TB)...
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anti-microbial resistance Antimicrobial Resistance fake medicines postdoctoral fellowship
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Announcement "Diego Zallocco - 5th course on Molecular Diagnosis of Drug Resistant TB", 19-27 November 2018, WHO Collaborating Centre, Milan, Italy

Andrea Cabibbe - May 2, 2018
Dear All, We are excited to announce that registration for the Diego Zallocco – 5th Course on Molecular Diagnosis of Drug Resistant TB (19-27 November 2018) is now OPEN. This eight-days course fo...
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anti-microbial resistance drug resistance surveillance drug-resistant tuberculosis Molecular diagnostics molecular epidemiology Next Generation Sequencing
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Strenthening health systems to achieve AMR Control - webinar with USAID -March 28

Garance Fannie UPHAM - March 26, 2018
Email from ASSIST / USAID: Dear colleagues, The USAID ASSIST Project would like to cordially invite you to participate in a webinar on strengthening health systems to prevent antimicrobial resistan...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list
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Neglect for private accredited lab in india

Dr Dhanji Rajani - March 16, 2018
Dear All, we are accredited C & Dst Lab at Surat, Gujarat , India from 2012. As Per RNTCP Policy send all sample for diagnosis and follow up in Accredited lab but June 2016 Government send in govern...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list
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Clinical Bacteriology is essential for non-malarial febrile illness and AMR

Cedric Yansouni - March 11, 2018
Dear colleagues, Classical bacteriology techniques are a frequently neglected area of diagnostics discussion because of their perceived lack of feasibility. The crisis of AMR is particularly acute ...
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AMR surveillance anti-microbial resistance bacteriology diagnostic capacity Essential diagnostics list non-malarial febrile illness Supply Chain
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Announcement: Antimicrobial Resistance Special Session, June 16, 2018 as a part of the McGill Summer Institute

Kelsey Wilcox - Feb. 2, 2018
Hello all, The McGill Summer Institute is pleased to announce that for the first time we are hosting a special session on June 16 focused on resistance to antimicrobials and approaches to tackling...
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anti-microbial resistance education and training global health training workshops
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Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome, a fatal and unrecognized diagnosis in Mozambique

Zacarias Mateus - Jan. 23, 2018
Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome is a fatal and rare hand sepsis mainly occurringing in Africa countries, as Mozambique. The condition can be serious because lack of early diagnosis, late presentation ...
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anti-microbial resistance companion testing Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies
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A standardised method for interpreting the association between mutations and phenotypic drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - Jan. 6, 2018
In this paper, raw genotype–phenotype correlation data were extracted as part of a comprehensive systematic review to develop a standardised analytical approach for interpreting resistance associated ...
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anti-microbial resistance drug-resistant tuberculosis Drug Susceptibility Testing DST mutation phenotypic
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Alere Q for DRTB- is there hope for a new generation test?

Kathleen England - Jan. 5, 2018
I recently was share this publication. If Alere will come out with this test, it will make a significant difference in rapid testing to treatment under the End TB strategy. Does anyone know more abo...
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anti-microbial resistance
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MDR TB

Darshan Godha - Jan. 4, 2018
I would like to discuss one case of MDR TB ,in that patent hase no symptoms of TB,healthy with increasing weight had complaint with blood in morning saliva ,gone for test for Bal repot as follows_ A...
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anti-microbial resistance companion testing information & communication technologies
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Call for comments on a target product profile (TPP) for a semi-open multiplex multi-analyte diagnostic platform

Sabine Dittrich - Nov. 28, 2017
Please help FIND, MSF and WHO to develop the diagnostic of the future. The first step is to develop consensus TPPs which can be used to engage developers and donors to get a development program star...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list
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Multiplex Respiratory Virus Testing for Antimicrobial Stewardship

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 19, 2017
Hi All, Here is an interesting study on whether testing for multiple respiratory viruses (12 virus panel) influences physician behaviour with respect to antimicrobial use. Influenza virus posit...
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anti-microbial resistance Antimicrobial Resistance influenz respiratory virus testing virus panel
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Job Opening: (MSF_Mini-lab project) Laboratory reagent and consumable development coordinator

Jean-baptiste Ronat - Oct. 23, 2017
- Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently looking for an experienced Microbiologist in bacteriology based culture technics to support it work in developping an autonomous a...
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anti-microbial resistance
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Job Opening: (MSF_Mini-lab project) Laboratory equipment & IT system development coordinator

Jean-baptiste Ronat - Oct. 23, 2017
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently looking for an experienced science and technology engineer with background in Laboratory equipment and IT developement or maintenanc...
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anti-microbial resistance information & communication technologies Supply Chain
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Job Opening: (MSF_Mini-lab project) Research coordinator

Jean-baptiste Ronat - Oct. 23, 2017
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently looking for an experienced Microbiologist with strong background on research coordination, to support its work in developping an aut...
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anti-microbial resistance
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Tuberculosis National Laboratory

Abdulwahab Binjomah - Sept. 20, 2017
Dear all, I was looking for a very well established national tb lab scope of service including epidemiological, diagnostic & research tests. However, I couldn`t find clear image of what Im looking ...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies Supply Chain
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AMR in Africa (a systematic review)

Sabine Dittrich - Sept. 15, 2017
Our team recently published this systematic review on AMR in Africa and I thought it might be of interest to this community. The systematic review highlighted (confirmed?) a number of challenges among...
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anti-microbial resistance