Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System on the African continent

Expiry Date
: 27/06/2029
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
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The article investigates the prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of bacterial pathogens, providing insights for effective treatment strategies and public health interventions.

Keywords: AMR; surveillance; Africa

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The article describes the evolution of national AMR surveillance systems and AMR data reporting of countries in the African continent between 2017 and 2019, and the constraints, perceived impact and value of the participation in GLASS.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Awareness of bacterial antibiotic susceptibility.

  2. Understanding the implications for treatment and public health strategies.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
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