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Superbugs are a huge problem in Tanzania. Antibiotics can be purchased widely without prescription, and there’s low awareness of the issue among the public. To tackle this, the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance (RBA) Initiative runs ‘AMR School Clubs’, offering fun, free, creative lessons to children, teaching them about superbugs, and the responsible use of medicine. […]
Una Health, UK specialist in in-vitro diagnostics, have taken up the challenge to raise £1k to fund a school-in-a-box for our partner project in Tanzania. The campaign aims to provide the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative with the equipment they need to open more of their hugely successful ‘AMR clubs’ in schools across the Dodoma Region […]
Research shows that one of the most effective ways to stop superbugs in low- and middle-income countries is through education. With that in mind, we’ve we’ve launched School-in-a-box – a way to lend a hand to existing projects who are doing great work… but are desperately lacking resources. Our partner the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative already run […]
For small, volunteer-led projects around the world, capturing high-quality images and video isn’t just a way of promoting success, sharing best practice, and inspiring supporters – it also helps to record the sort of evidence that will help to secure all-important funding. Up until recently, the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative (RBA-Initiative), our partner project in […]
For small, community projects, effective impact evaluation can be vital to ensure a project is meeting its goals, as well as helping to secure funding so that they can develop and grow. With this in mind, experts from Public Health England’s (PHE) e-Bug team recently volunteered their time to help support Stop Superbugs… The Roll-back […]
There aren’t many more pressing threats to humanity than drug-resistant infections – or superbugs as they’re more commonly known. As it stands, they kill at least 700,000 people a year. That’s set to rise to 10 million every year in just a few decades, with the poorest people on Earth likely to be the hardest […]