Global Health Challenges: What counts as interdisciplinary research and Tackling AMR – Oxford Talks – 7th Oct

Date: 7 October 2021, 9:00 UK time Programme: Sassy Molyneux & Mike English: Interdisciplinary research to address global health challenges – definitions and illustrative examplesBen Cooper: Tackling AMR – overview of the problem and strategies needed to address itVilada Chansamouth: Situational analysis of AMR in LaoHuong Vu: Antibiotic stewardship in VietnamJacob McKnight: Systems approaches toContinue reading “Global Health Challenges: What counts as interdisciplinary research and Tackling AMR – Oxford Talks – 7th Oct”

ABACUS webinars on Qualitative Research

The ABACUS II Qualitative Research group based at University of Oxford is running a series of capacity strengthening and enhancing webinars in association with ABACUS partner countries and participating research institutions. This webinar series is a part of ongoing context specific, demand-led qualitative research methods and best practices sessions. The webinars are designed to provide a deeperContinue reading “ABACUS webinars on Qualitative Research”

The Global Health Network Antimicrobial Resistance Knowledge (AMR) Hub

The Antimicrobial Resistance Knowledge Hub supports stronger coordination, knowledge sharing and faster progress in AMR research across the Globe. It is an open and free resource for a global community of practice for all researchers, healthcare and laboratory teams in all organisations working in AMR research. Open access and free webinars are accessible here

International Masterclass – AMR Insights

23 SEPTEMBER 2021 (09:30 am – 05:30 pm CEST)Online Event The International Masterclass AMR is designed for professionals who want to understand Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in a short time: Science, Health-Economic & Societal impact  Global causes and global solutions Bottom-up, interactive approach International Experts involved  Representatives of LMICs can participate free of charge. More informationContinue reading “International Masterclass – AMR Insights”

Collaboration with MEDS in Kenya

We are glad to inform you about a new collaboration with Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) in Kenya! MEDS will help us with the analyses of the antibiotics for the ABACUS II medicine quality study that is expected to start later this year! We are looking forward to this new collaboration with the MEDS colleagues. MoreContinue reading “Collaboration with MEDS in Kenya”

The search for context-specific solutions to improve antibiotic access and use in Ghana

Antibiotics dispensing by over the counter medicine sellers (OTCMS) in LMICs is a pharmaceutical regulatory issue which often creates tension between regulatory bodies and OTCMS. Findings from our previous studies revealed that training of OTCMS and Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) facilities to dispense specific antibiotics could be one of the context-specific solutions toContinue reading “The search for context-specific solutions to improve antibiotic access and use in Ghana”

Congratulations to Sabina Asiamah

We would like to congratulate Sabina Asiamah – Senior Public Health Officer at Dodowa Health Research Centre (Ghana Health Service) – for the completion of her Master of Public Health! Her thesis ‘Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of pharmaceutical retailers towards dispensing of antibiotics: A qualitative assessment in the Shai-Osudoku district of Ghana‘ is accessible here: