What do we know and what do we still need to know?
Antibiotic resistance is projected to lead to 10 Million deaths and cost over $66 Trillion per year by 2050. This one-day meeting brings researchers, government health departments; NPS-MedicineWise; Therapeutic Guidelines; Primary Healthcare Networks; general practice colleges to address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, and the role of improved prescribing in primary care. The day will be open – anyone can come (with a modest fee for refreshment of $60).
Speakers include: Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer, UK), Brendan Murphy (Chief Commonwealth Medical Officer), Kirsty Buising (NCAS), Chris Del Mar (CREMARA, Bond), Jonathan Dartnell (NPS-MedicineWise), and Nick Graves (QUT).
Aims: to address the following questions:
- What is contribution of primary care to the global problem?
- What is the effectiveness of different strategies to reduce antibiotic use in primary care?
- What is the achievable minimum use of antibiotics?
- Is antibiotic resistance reversible?
- What is the role of national campaigns and stewardship programs?
Who should come?
Anyone interested in
- addressing the antibiotic resistance crisis in primary care;
- hearing the latest research in the area.
Where and when?
Tuesday, 4 April 2017; Bond University; 10:00 – 16:30; cost $60 (to cover refreshments and food)
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