Antibiotic Stewardship-its value in a low/middle income country like Ghana
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Presentation
- By: BUABENG, Kwame (Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Clinical and Social Pharmacy, Kumasi, Ghana)
- Co-author(s): Kwame Ohene Buabeng:Clinical and Social Pharmacy,Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST),Kumasi,Ghana|Martha Gyansah-Lutterodt:Director of Pharmaceutical Services,Ministry of Health,Accra,Ghana
In Ghana, reports have been made about existence of carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae, drug resistant E Coli, Pneumococci, Klebsiella species, and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare institutions. Poor infection control practices, lack of antibiotic policies or poor adherence to policies where they exist have all.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.