ReAct ACTIVITIES 2006 - 2007
ReAct chaired the WHO / World Alliance for Patient Safety Working Group on Antimicrobial R&D and put forth a number of recommendations for reengineering the R&D value chain.
ReAct present at the 60th WHA, World Health Assembly in Geneva
ReAct was involved in passing a WHA resolution on the rational use of medicines, WHA 60.16.
Lecture at IMCH, Uppsala University
Clinical Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance in Pediatric Bloodstream Infections in Tanzania (pdf 25 KB)
Consumer organisations and networks, master thesis
Consumer organisations and networks, globally, what do they know about antibiotic resistance and are they at all interested to work within this field? This is what a student researcher, performing a master thesis at ReAct has strived to find out by intreviewing numerous consumer organisations. Read more about her findings. Consumer networks and organizations, potential key actors to raise the awarness of antibiotic resistance (pdf 562kB)
ReAct Latin America established
Everything is now settled with the agreement between ReAct and the University of Cuenca. The cooperation is initiated with the aim to build a ReAct network in Latin America ( RLA ) to raise awareness and to stimulate social and political action on antibiotic resistance and the effective prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. The ReAct network in Latin America will be established as a base, building on existing networks working with health and social issues and will stimulate an ongoing process of activities, education and research to achieve a comprehensive concept of health in the region. Arturo Quizhpe Peralta, will be the director of the project. Read more about ReAct Latin America
ReAct supporting a new strong, RUM, Rational Use of Medicines resolution
On the 25th of January ReAct distributed 2 fact sheets to the WHO Executive Board meeting delegates to support a strong RUM resolution and reporting back of the antimicrobial resistance resolution WHA58.27 at WHA in Geneva, May 2007. Download 1 page fact sheet (pdf 32 KB) Download 4 page fact sheet pdf 45 KB)
What Next forum, Uppsala castle
The forum aranged by the Dag Hammarskjölds foundation. ReAct headed a session called the Tao of antibiotic resistance. ReAct poster for session (pdf 240 KB)
ECCMID, European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Nice, France
ReAct Activities in relation to the conference in the Network corner of ESCMID. Poster for the Network corner (pdf 1MB)