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Ben S Cooper1,2 1 Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, ben@tropmedres.ac 2 Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK   This presentation focuses on antimicrobial resistance in South East Asia as it relates to impact on human...
  • October 31, 2018
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Paul D.R Johnson1 1Austin Health & University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.   Programs promoting alcohol based hand hygiene and cleaning of shared items in hospitals, often using waterless products such as alcohol wipes, were pioneered in Australia at Austin...
  • October 31, 2018
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Emma Breen Assistant Director, Public Health, National Health and Medical Research Council, GPO Box 1421 Canberra 2601, emma.breen@nhmrc.gov.au   The 2010 Guidelines provide a basis for healthcare facilities to develop protocols and processes for infection prevention and control specific to...
  • September 12, 2018
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K. Daveson1, J. Turnidge1, K. Meleady1 1 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, GPO Box 5480, Sydney NSW 2001, AURA@safetyandquality.gov.au   The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) established AURA to provide...
  • August 10, 2018
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Geoffrey Coombs School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, WA, 6050, G.Coombs@murdoch.edu.au   The Australian Group for Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) plays a unique role in the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Australia. It has a broad laboratory membership in all capital cities and in several regional areas....
  • August 10, 2018
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