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African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes – Recommended Antibiotic Treatments in Neonatal and Pediatric Patients

Principles of Stewardship Important considerations for the use of antibiotics include drug selection considering antibiotic spectrum of activity, adverse effect profile and availability of specific formulations (including those applicable to young children), likelihood of antibiotic resistance, route of administration, dosage, and duration of therapy. The decision to start and continue antibiotic therapy must be based …

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African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes – Recommended Antibiotic Treatments in Adult Patients

Principles of Stewardship Important considerations for the use of antibiotics include drug selection considering antibiotic spectrum of activity, adverse effect profile and availability of specific formulations (including those applicable to young children), likelihood of antibiotic resistance, route of administration, dosage, and duration of therapy. The decision to start and continue antibiotic therapy must be based …

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Resources for the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week #WAAW2021

Join us in celebrating World Antimicrobial Awareness Week #WAAW2020 from 18-24th Nov, 2021. Download our free resources and social medial tools as you promote the responsible use of antimicrobials and celebrate #WAAW2020 #AfricaWAAW #StopSuperbugsAfrica. Don’t forget to tag us on social media @AfricaCDC.

Call for Review of the African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes

Instructions for External Review: The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in collaboration with the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) are developing African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes (First Edition) for publication in 2021. The purpose of these guidelines is to provide healthcare workers across …

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