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This issue contains three excellent feature articles:

  1. Identifying targets for antibiotic utilisation for the management of resistant pathogens in hospital settings: a threshold logistic modelling approach
    Mamoon A. Aldeyab, Stuart E. Bond, William J. Lattyak and Ian Gould
  2. Hand hygiene: playing the “trump card”
    Fatma Abdelaziz Amer and Rehab M. Elsaid Tash
  3. Examining contextual determinants for antimicrobial stewardship in hospital settings in an LMIC in Asia: experience from Vietnam
    Huong Vu, Duong Hai Yen, Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, Deverick J. Anderson, Nguyen Trung Cap, Pham Ngoc Thach and H Rogier van Doorn
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The International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC) and the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) are delighted to share a special issue of the ISAC / APUA Newsletter to mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2023.

  1. The continuing mission of APUA
    Pierre Tattevin
  2. Antifungal stewardship during COVID-19 times
    Sara F. Haddad, Souha S. Kanj and Jeroen Schouten
  3. Optimising patient outcomes through diagnostic stewardship
    Johnny Zakhour and Souha S. Kanj
  4. Beyond the pill: Transformative approaches to combat AMR
    Abdul Ghafur on behalf of AMR Declaration Trust / APUA
  5. The Global AMS Partnership Hub (GASPH)
    Dilip Nathwani

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