Two further observances were held at TTSH and SGH on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th November. There was also a booth set up at NUH on Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week. All events were organised by the respective hospital antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) members.  Unfortunately I do not have access to more professionally taken […]

A cross posting from Dr Clarence Tam’s blog, which also offers up many better and more interesting blog pieces for the observation of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, including: The economics of antibiotic resistance by Prof Richard Smith from LSHTM. Penicillin at the petrol shop by Dr Mishal Khan from LSHTM/SSHSPH. Teaching kids about antibiotic resistance […]

Antibiotic Awareness Day is today, and every 18th November. Started in 2008 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), its aim is to highlight the importance of taking antibiotics responsibly and to end unnecessary use of antibiotics. Other countries such as United States, Australia and Canada have taken up this initiative, converting […]