Monthly Archives: April 2015

Role of microbiologists in antimicrobial resistance control – TU, Kathmandu 23Apr15

Role of microbiologists in AMR control 23Apr15 TU Ferguson Some links to consider: WHO Laboratory Quality Management System Handbook 2011 (pdf) EUCAST standards and teaching materials Antimicrobial Stewardship in Australian Hospitals: Chapter 7, The Role of Microbiology Services. Global Antibiotic … Continue reading

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Clinical chemistry case discussions moderated by a renowned Australian expert

Practical, everyday short case discussions moderated by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Kellerman in Newcastle, NSW, Australia.  Presentations on key biochem topics. Ideal for all post-graduate trainees in Medicine, Surgery and other disciplines.

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Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership – Nepal – AMR situation analysis and recommendations 2014

Report on the GARP-Nepal meeting, December 2014 where the Nepal Situation Analysis and Recommendations (2014) was discussed by a multi-disciplinary group. Professor Buddha Basnyat is the chair of the Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership (GARP)-Nepal working group.  The report recommends the following:

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Mycology Online (Australia) and links to key antifungal guidelines

This post is under construction following our discussion of mycology today at Bir Hospital. Guidelines Mycology online guideline page (has not been updated with the next item) Updated ANZMIG Guidelines for Haematology and Oncology 2014 (Internal Medicine Journal) IDSA 2010 Cryptococcosis … Continue reading

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Focus on Control of AMR at Nepal Society for Internal Medicine (SIMON) conference 2015- links to WHO resources

The SIMON conference next week (23-25th April) will examine the AMR problem globally and within Nepal and discuss necessary control approaches.  Dr Abdul Ghafur from Chennai (behind the Chennai Declaration) will be participating. Key references include: 1. The WHO Draft Global … Continue reading

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