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Summary of Week 2

Congratulations! You have completed Week 2. In this video Dr. Noah Fongwen recaps on what you have learnt in Week 2.

Gonorrhoea: New diagnostics and treatment guidelines

The 2021 WHO GLASS reports shows that the proportion of patients with genital infections caused by resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae are extremely high for ciprofloxacin. There are intermediate rates of resistance …

Urinary tract infections

In the next steps, Dr. Noah Fongwen provides information on common clinical syndromes affected by AMR – urinary tract infections, gastrointestinal infections, respiratory infections, and sexually transmitted infections with a …

Clinical case study

In this video Dr V. Ramasubramanian from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India, presents the case of a woman with a history of partially treated TB presenting to hospital in India with …

Review of AMR progress since 2013

In 2014, the UK Prime Minister asked economist Jim O’Neill to analyse the global problem of rising drug resistance and propose concrete actions to tackle it internationally. In this step, …

Global AMR initiatives 2013 -2021

In this video, Professor Peeling reviews the global initiatives for AMR since 2013, when WHO issued a call to action with the slogan, “No action today, no cure tomorrow.”

Summary of week 1

In this week, you have learnt that: AMR remains a political and public health priority, but challenges remain, including globally harmonised targets to monitor progress, collaboration between sectors, and sustained …

Respiratory infections

Fever and respiratory infections are amongst the most common reasons why people seek care. In this step, Professor Peeling discusses the types of tests used for the laboratory diagnosis of …

Gastro-intestinal infections

In this video Dr. Fongwen continues reporting on common clinical syndromes affected by AMR – gastrointestinal infections.

The future is in our hands

Congratulations! You have completed the 3 week course on Diagnostics for AMR: Building Back Better from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Professor Rosanna Peeling and Dr. Noah Fongwen provide a recap and …

Global Point Prevalence Survey (GPPS)

The Global Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance (Global-PPS) offers a simple, freely available web-based tool to measure and monitor antimicrobial prescribing and resistance in hospitals worldwide. The …