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WHO releases first ever list of priority antibiotics

On March 23, 2023, the WHO released the first-ever list of priority antibiotics to be developed in age-appropriate formulations for children and infants. The PADO priority list includes antibiotics that are essential for treating common bacterial infections in...

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Registrations are open for Penta’s AMR Online Course

  We are happy to announce that registrations are now open* for Penta‘s new interactive training programme – ‘PentaTr@ining: AMR Online Course’! This timely course brings together doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare workers linked through the...

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Two-thirds recruitment milestone reached for PediCAP!

We are pleased to have reached the two-thirds recruitment milestone with more than 750 children admitted to hospital with severe or very severe pneumonia, now recruited into the PediCAP trial. The last couple of years have been particularly challenging for our trial...

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PediCAP has reached the 50% recruitment milestone

The PediCAP consortium is pleased to announce a major milestone. Site teams in Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa have successfully reached 50% recruitment of the PediCAP trial. Of the 1100 expected participants of children hospitalised with severe or very...

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PediCAP surpasses 25% patient recruitment milestone

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully passed our 25% recruitment milestone with more than 400 patients successfully randomised into their arms. The PediCAP trial will determine whether children hospitalised for severe or very severe pneumonia, do better...

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