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UK AND ZAMBIAN PHARMACISTS WORKING TOGETHER: IMPROVING ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP AND EDUCATION

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KALUNGIA, Aubrey (University of Zambia, Department of Pharmacy, Zambia)
  • Co-author(s): Aubrey Chichonyi Kalungia: Department of Pharmacy, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Anja St.Clair-Jones: Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Samantha Lippett: Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Enock Chikatula: Pharmacy Department, University Teaching Hospitals, Lusaka, Zambia
    David Banda: Pharmacy Department, University Teaching Hospitals, Lusaka, Zambia
    Andrew Bambala: Hospital Pharmacists Association of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Derick Munkombwe: Department of Pharmacy, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Chiluba Mwila: Department of Pharmacy, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Luke Alutuli: Pharmacy Department, University Teaching Hospitals, Lusaka, Zambia
    Sarah Marshall: Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Jasmin Islam: Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Claire May: School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Michael Pettit: School of Life Sciences, Sussex Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Bugewa Apampa: School of Life Sciences, Sussex Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health threat driven by the misuse of antibiotics. There is need for pharmacy-led Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) interventions to address the problem.

    Methods

    In 2016, UK (Brighton) and Zambian (Lusaka) pharmacists established a partnership through the Brighton-Lusaka Health Link (BLHL)1. Through

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Last update 4 October 2019

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