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Resistance levels still high in bacteria causing foodborne infections

AMR - European Medicine Agency & Primary Care

Please note that EFSA and ECDC have published the European Union summary report 2019. It was accompanied by a news story “Resistance levels still high in bacteria causing foodborne infections", available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish and the updated data visualisation. This interactive tool gives an overview of the situation of antimicrobial resistance in humans, animals and food across the EU. 

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Pharmacotherapy deserves collaborative action in Primary Care

AMR - European Medicine Agency & Primary Care

see uploaded file Summary and conclusions Participants recognised the problem of the identification of oral antibiotics and several examples of patients describing drugs by their colour when discussing with health care professionals and asking pharmacists to identify medicines were mentioned. However, not all participants were aware of the extent of the issue prior to the roundtable meetings. While the (mis)identification of antibiotics was rec...

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Pharmacotherapy deserves collaborative action in Primary Care

European Medicine Agency & Primary Care - AMR

The WG-EMA of the EFPC had a ZOOM meeting on how to operate as a WG. How can we give effective input for the EMA, but in a wider sense how to improve pharmacotherapy and drug dispensing in PC? We think there is a need for more and stronger interest in Pharmacotherapy and to set the PC agenda in realizing optimal pharmacotherapy. UEMO, WONCA & EFPC have already collaborated for some collaboration on providing input in EMA on behalf of Primary...

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