Activities across Africa to improve antimicrobial utilisation and reduce AMR

Godman, B and Olaru, I and Paramadhas, BD Anand and Malone, B and Meyer, JC and Kibuule, D and Kurdi, A and Fadare, J (2020) Activities across Africa to improve antimicrobial utilisation and reduce AMR. In: BSAC Spring Conference 2020, 2020-03-16 - 2020-03-17, Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre.

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    Abstract

    There are concerns with current prescribing and dispensing of antimicrobials in Africa. Point prevalence studies in hospitals shown variable rates with high rates HIV in some. Variable ASPs, extended prophylaxis and high rates self purchasing in some.