Together in the fight against AMR

Preventing infections acquired during hospital stays is one tool in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. The knowledge and technology to do so exists, is well proven and is cost effective in the long term, according to Swedish medical device company Bactiguard. The technology referred to is based on a very thin coating being applied to the...

The silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance is louder than ever

Antimicrobial resistance already causes millions of deaths according to the most comprehensive study on the burden of AMR so far, published in The Lancet. It shows that almost 1,3 million deaths were directly attributable to bacterial AMR in 2019 and almost 5 million deaths associated with AMR. This is evidence that the fight against antimicrobial...