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  • Call for Exchange Support (in- and outgoing), 2017

    [11 Sep 2017] In order to establish new collaborations with international partners, CARe is offering financial support to CARe-members.

  • Discovery of novel fluoroquinolone resistance genes

    [5 Sep 2017] By screening metagenomic data sets, CARe scientists have discovered novel fluoroquinolone resistance genes.

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) publish Environmental questionnaire for drug manufacturers

    [31 Aug 2017] The UNDP is a major buyer of medicines, e.g. anti-infectives, for use in low income countries. As large buyers they have the ability to put pressure on pharmaceutical companies to take control over their environmental discharges of, for example, antibiotics. As a step in this direction, they have now published a questionnaire to map out how well the companies manage their waste, including questions on for example measurements of active pharmaceutical ingredients in their effluents. Professor Joakim Larsson from CARe was one of the advisors to UNDP in developing the questionnaire.

  • Carl-Fredrik Flach from CARe gives keynote talk to the Crown Princess and the Minister of Environment

    [28 Aug 2017] Associate professor Carl Fredrik Flach from CARe will give an short keynote talk this afternoon (28/8) at the World Water Week in Stockholm on "The role of the environment in evolution and transmission of antibiotic resistant bacteria". The session, organized by SIWI, will be attended both the Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, and the Swedish Minister of Environment , Karolina Skog.

  • CARe well represented at EDAR4

    [28 Aug 2017] Last week, the conference "Environmental Dimensions of Antibiotic Resistance 4" (EDAR4) was held in Lansing Michigan, attracting more than 250 participants from across the world. CARe researchers contributed to seven oral presentations, eleven poster presentation (titles below) and a discussion panel.

  • Antibiotic companies will be benchmarked partly based on pollution control

    [28 Aug 2017] The access to medicines foundation today released their methodology report for how to evaluate pharmaceutical companies with regards to how they step up to responsibilities in the AMR area. In addition to research, access and stewardship aspects, the assessment also address pollution control from manufacturing. Joakim Larsson, director of CARe, has been an advisor to the access to medicines foundation during the development of the new methodology.

  • Untreated urban waste contaminates Indian river sediments with resistance genes to last resort antibiotics

    [7 Aug 2017] Is the the title of an article just published in the journal Water Reseach. The work has been done in collaboration by CARe scientists and the Savitribai Phule Pune University in India.

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