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Large scale comparison

Large scale global comparison

On an even larger scale, the Global PPS has allowed comparison of antibiotic use across all continents to provide a picture of how antibiotics are being used worldwide.

During Week 1 in Step 1.16, Dr Ann Versporten, Global PPS Coordinator from Antwerp, Belgium, described the findings of this PPS to date and how to get involved in future data collection.

Visit the global PPS website to find out more.

Remember that a further global PPS is planned in 2017 and offers an ideal opportunity for individual hospitals to get involved in a supported PPS programme.

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Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Point Prevalence Surveys

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