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Welcome from Professor Dilip Nathwani, OBE

Short welcome to the course from BSAC and Professor Dilip Nathwani

This course has been developed through a collaboration between the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC), Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

In this video Professor Dilip Nathwani, OBE (President of BSAC 2015 – 2018) Vice President of BSAC welcomes you to this course.

BSAC Mission Statement:

BSAC is an inter-professional organisation with over 40 years of experience, achievement and leadership in:
Promoting the extensive and pivotal role of antimicrobial chemotherapy in improving patient outcomes in modern medicine.
Combating the harmful clinical and economic impact of antimicrobial resistance through its core activities of supporting antimicrobial stewardship, surveillance, informatics and new treatment for infections.
It does this through:
  • Global multi-professional education and learning.
  • Alignment with infection prevention/control and patient safety practices.
  • Research, evaluation and communication.
  • Promoting evidence based practice and effective implementation through audit and quality improvement practices
  • Engagement with healthcare professionals, politicians, policy makers, key stakeholder organisations and the general public.
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