This study analyzed the antibiotic prescribing practices between 2008 and 2017 in a teaching (TH) and a non-teaching (NTH) hospital. These hospitals were chosen to be representative of hospitals in low- and middle-income countries. This study compared the antibiotic prescribing for severe infectious indications for which empiric antibiotic treatment is recommended.
To protect the farming sector from stricter regulations, farmers are being urged to voluntarily reduce the use of critically important antimicrobials.
Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India.
The researchers estimate that the global consumption of antibiotics in livestock and poultry will climb to 200,235 tons by 2030.
This report outlines the policies and actions of the European Union in response to growing antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Antibiotics are illegally available on 45 percent of online pharmacies accessible in the UK.
Hospitals and pharmacists will be asked to upload all prescriptions issued and received by them for evaluation by a central agency.
Though the ban is voluntary and there are still loopholes that need to be closed.
It has been 30 years since a new class of antibiotic has hit the market.
US agriculture organizations have launched an educational website, www.togetherABX.com, which offers information about how the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new policy will change the way antibiotics are used to keep food animals healthy.