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Our first birthday!

13th December 2021

It’s hard to believe, but Stop Superbugs is officially 12 months old! And what a first year it’s been, with highlights including partnering with two brilliant projects, launching our School-in-a-Box scheme, and bringing people together around the world to help stop superbugs! None of this would have been possible without you lending a hand! Thanks […]

Generous donation helps to fund superbug educators in India

28th October 2021

Great news! Following a generous donation through the Terry Hennessey Microbiology Fellowship (THMF), Superheroes against Superbugs is recruiting for three new educators, who will help to develop creative tools, methods and approaches to engage school-going children and the public in India about antibiotic resistance.   Superheroes against Superbugs is a volunteer-led project  operating across different […]

Stop Superbugs supporters smash school-in-a-box target!

2nd September 2021

We’re delighted to say that we have now reached our target for our ‘school-in-a-box’ campaign, enabling our Tanzanian partner project, the RBA-Initiative to buy the equipment they need to reach more children across the country. This was Stop Superbug’s first fundraising challenge, and we’ve been blown away by the generosity and ingenuity of supporters. Over the […]

Dame Sally Davies, UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance, praises work of Erick Venant, leader of Stop Superbugs’ partner project, the RBA-Initiative

21st June 2021

For many years now, Erick Venant has been dedicated to raising awareness about the growing threat of superbugs. As a young pharmacist in Tanzania, he founded the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative (RBA-Initiative), whose AMR School Clubs have been championed by Stop Superbugs as a brilliant example of a community project that’s helping to make […]

Thinking outside the box: Stop Superbugs supporters raise funds for the first ‘school-in-a-box’

15th June 2021

Over the last few months, Stop Superbugs supporters have been busy raising money to provide our Tanzanian partner project, the RBA-Initiative, with six ‘schools-in-a-box’ – six sets of educational equipment, which will help the project to grow and teach more children about how they can keep themselves safe from superbugs. The response from both induvial […]

Our new partner project: Superheroes against Superbugs

8th April 2021

We’re delighted to announce our new partner project: Superheroes against Superbugs (SaS), an inspirational scheme run by a volunteer team of scientists and healthcare professionals in Hyderabad, India. Superbugs are a big problem in India, with drug-resistant infections killing more people there than anywhere else in the world. Among the most vulnerable are infants, with […]

BSAC Team Join latest to join School-in-a-Box challenge

1st April 2021

This April, the team from The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) are taking up the baton to raise funds for a school-in-a-box for our partner project in Tanzania. The campaign aims to provide our partner project, the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative, with the equipment they need to open more of their hugely successful […]

“I stop taking the medicine after I feel well!” The challenge of stopping superbugs in Tanzania

24th March 2021

The Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance (RBA) Initiative runs ‘AMR School Clubs’, offering free lessons to children, teaching them about superbugs, and the responsible use of medicine, so they can keep themselves safe and, crucially, bring the message back to their families and community. Superbugs are a huge problem in Tanzania. Antibiotics can be purchased widely […]

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