Austrian Society for Infection Control (ÖGKH)

Univ.-Prof. Ojan Assadian (head of the society) about topics and activities of the ÖGKH: What are the topics ÖGKH (=ASIC, Austrian Society for Infection Control) is dealing with? The Austrian Society for Infection Control, www.oegkh.ac.at, is a scientific medical society representing healthcare workers with a professional interest in infection prevention and patient safety. Currently, the […]

Dr. Micael Bell

AMR: Ambitious initiatives of the U.S. government

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year at least two million illnesses and 23.000 deaths are caused by drug-resistant bacteria in the United States. What are the main initiatives of the U.S. government to combat the phenomenon of antibiotic resistance, and what are the next steps for 2016? We asked […]