Malaga, Spain 24-25th May 2018
October 11-12th 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland
Theme: Magic Bullets Targeting Deadly Microbes and Improving World Health
April 20-21, 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Theme: Advances in Infectious Diseases and future trends in antimicrobials
The latest figures from the National CPE Reference Laboratory were presented to the group. In the two-week period from 5th to 18th February 2018 a total of 18 new patients with CPE were detected.
The group noted that the second Health Protection Surveillance Centre CPE surveillance report is due for publication next week.
Dr Dearbháile Morris from the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway, has received the largest single award (a total of €11.2 million) of funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for her research examining the role the environment plays in the transmission of antimicrobial resistance
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The Department of Health declared a CPE National Public Health Emergency in late October 2017. This is the first of a monthly series of reports on CPE in Ireland. Each report will be available towards the end of the month following the month being reported on.
Click here for CPE in HSE Acute Hospitals in Ireland Report for 2017
The Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) Report: Early Implementation 2016-17 draws information from GLASS enrolled countries on the status of their AMR surveillance systems, and reports official national AMR data for selected bacteria that cause infections in humans: Acinetobacter spp., Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus pneumonia.
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Report shows life sciences industry alliance is taking action to curb antimicrobial resistance, with more to come
Click on Link for Report: Tracking Progress to Address AMR
Click on Farm Ireland report