Most hospitals are insufficiently equipped and therefore unable to help themselves in urgent cases.

Two babies died in an hospital in Linz (Upper Austria) after an outbreak of the dangerous acinetobacter germ in December 2015. Braincon Technologies was called for help. Within some hours all affected rooms were decontaminated to prevent further infections. Braincon chef Davul Ljuhar criticises that the most hospitals are insufficiently equipped and therefore unable to […]

Scottish Reduction in Antimicrobial Prescribing

Scotland has taken a significant leadership role in antibiotic stewardship education. One of the main initiatives is ScRAP, an ecucational toolkit, which helps to reduce unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics. We asked Prof. Dilip Nathwani, chairman of the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) and Honorary Professor of Infection in Dundee.  Mr. Nathwani, the ScRAP Programme, which […]