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Australians are still using more antibiotics than international peers, as experts warn a post-antibiotic era may be arriving The death of an American woman from an untreatable infection with a …

A New York-based e-pharmacy has seen a significant backlash to its subway advertising, which NPS MedicineWise has labelled “dangerous” Capsule, a recent startup which says it prides itself on “prescription …

WHO today published its first list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health The list was drawn …

Prescribing shouldn’t be our only focus when it comes to antibiotic resistance, writes Oscar Klass During Antibiotic Awareness Week the pharmacy profession will be reminded of the importance of antibiotics—how …

This week pharmacy finally saw the launch of the long-awaited Pharmacy Diabetes Screening Trial, at the Amcal Chempro Pharmacy Ashmore, on the Gold Coast. Health Minister Sussan Ley launched the …

NPS MedicineWise has welcomed the announcement by Barnaby Joyce and Sussan Ley on the implementation of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015-2019. NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn Weekes says the …

NPS MedicineWise is highlighting issues of antimicrobial resistance this week Today begins the 2016 global Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November 2016), and Australians are being urged to understand that antibiotic …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed Minister for Health Sussan Ley’s comments regarding the implementation of the national plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance ahead of Global Antibiotic …

The Government has announced a new plan to target antimicrobial resistance which takes a ‘one health’ approach that recognises human, animal and ecosystem health. And better prescribing will be a …

Ahead of next week’s Antibiotic Awareness Week, NPS MedicineWise is giving consumers a common-sense reminder: wash your hands. During the global Week, NPS MedicineWise will remind Australians that regular hand …

NPS MedicineWise is encouraging health professionals and community groups to get involved in Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual, global event that encourages people around the …

World leaders are focusing to an unprecedented extent on curbing the spread of antimicrobial medicine-resistant infections For the first time, Heads of State have committed to taking a broad, coordinated …