John P. Hays, Erasmus MC, on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics Infectious Disease Hub interviewed John P. Hays due to his DIAGORAS-project paper in Future Microbiology entitled: ‘Challenges in identifying antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics in general practice’. Read the full interview about detecting antibiotic resistance and the hurdles in this field.
General practitioners, dentists and emergency room have the power to help prevent misuse and overuse of antibiotics. As they are giving diagnosis and treatment to their patients, they have a role in preventing antibiotic resistance spread. They can join the fight to keep antibiotics working! Antibiotic resistance can affect anyone, of any age, in any country. The DIAGORAS project in … Read More
Every 20th of March, dental professionals and dental industry celebrate the World Oral Health Day (WOHD) in order to raise awareness about the importance of maintaining your mouth in good health. Last year, the FDI World Dental Federation launched 3 call-to-actions to show your support et participate in this international action as a professional or as a patient. 1. Watch and share the … Read More
The 21st of January, a significant step was taken on the important and resonant healthcare subject of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): The Declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance was launched at the World Economic Forum this day in Davos, Switzerland. The Declaration, written and signed by 85 companies and 9 industrial associations from 18 countries, … Read More