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Antimicrobial Resistance & Stewardship

Equitable Resource Allocation is Key to Antimicrobial Stewardship: Interview with Dr. Esmita Charani

We sat down for a virtual interview with Dr. Esmita Charani, Senior Lead Research Pharmacist at the Imperial College London, and Adjunct Professor at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in India, to learn what her research on global narratives for antimicrobial stewardship can teach us about the importance of resource equity, and the many challenges countries face in the fight against AMR. 

The Laboratory’s Vital Role in Patient Care and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Labs provide physicians and pharmacists with vital knowledge that allows patient care plans to be executed—all while contributing to the fight against antimicrobial resistance. We sat down for a virtual interview with Dr. Rodney Rohde to discuss the important role of the laboratory in patient care and antimicrobial stewardship.

COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Resistance: Dual Health Threats

According to a recent study published in The Lancet, bacteria resistant to antibiotics are responsible for 1.3 million direct deaths each year and 5 million indirect ones. The estimations were made in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the problem.