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Take responsibility for your health. Comic strip vol.1

Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network, (2015)


Tackling antimicrobial resistance- a story of a community playing its part. This first volume of comic strips is titled "tackling antimicrobial resistance: a story of a community playing its part". It basically contains messages tailored for individuals at the grassroot.
http://www.epnetwork.org/phocadownload/Center-of-E...


Take action on antibiotic resistance. Toolbox

ReAct, (2016)


The aim of the Toolbox is to provide inspiration and guidance on what can be done to address the pressing issue, based on scientific evidence and experiences gathered from those working in the field across the globe. The Toolbox is built on what has been done in the past in a variety of settings and is aligned with ongoing and current initiatives. Throughout the Toolbox, a narrative text guides the user on how to work with the problem, combining practical advice with examples from the field, and providing links to external resources. Many resources can be adapted and implemented in a variety of contexts.
http://www.reactgroup.org/toolbox/


Landscape for HIV rapid diagnostic tests for HIV self-testing

World Health Organization WHO; UNITAID, (2017)


This third edition of the Unitaid/WHO market and technology landscape: HIV rapid diagnostic tests for self-testing report summarizes the current HIV testing gap; the challenges facing efforts to scale up; and the potential role HIV self-testing (HIVST) could play to achieve the United Nation’s 90-90-90 targets. In particular, the report synthesises the existing and emerging market demand and supply of kits. The information in this report is intended for manufacturers, donors, national programmes, researchers and other global health stakeholders who are exploring the potential role of HIVST.
http://www.who.int/entity/hiv/pub/vct/unitaid-land...


Selection and Use of Essential Medicines

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)


The Expert Committee considered 92 applications, including proposals to add 41 new medicines and extend the indications for six existing listed medicines, five applications to delete medicines from the lists, and a comprehensive review of the antibacterials listed in sections 6.2.1 and 6.2.2 and their use in the treatment of 21 common, priority infectious syndromes, five paediatric infectious diseases and three sexually transmitted infections. In accordance with approved procedures, the Expert Committee evaluated the scientific evidence for the comparative effectiveness, safety and cost–effectiveness of the medicines.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/259481/1/...


Antibiotic Prescribing in DR Congo: A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey among Medical Doctors and Students

Thriemer K, Katuala Y, Batoko B, Alworonga J-P, Devlieger H, et al., Eds.: PLoS ONE , (2013)


Antibiotic resistance (ABR) particularly hits resource poor countries, and is fuelled by irrational antibiotic (AB) prescribing. We surveyed knowledge, attitudes and practices of AB prescribing among medical students and doctors in Kisangani, DR Congo.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC357539...


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