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June 21, 2017

Lund researchers awarded prestigious Global Sepsis Award

Every year 40 000 Swedes suffer from sepsis, with mortality rates as high as 20 percent. Even though the disease is almost as common as cancer, few Swedes have ever heard of it. 
May 30, 2017

The World Health Organization adopts resolution to fight sepsis

On 26 May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) agreed on a resolution to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. The resolution urges governments to strengthen their policies in infection prevention and to decrease the spread of antimicrobial resistance. 

 
May 24, 2017

The World Health Assembly Side Event on Sepsis


The World Health Assembly Side Event on Sepsis will take place on May 24th in Geneva. It will be jointly hosted by the Global Sepsis Alliance, the German Ministry of Health and the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations. This event is taking place on the occasion of the 70th World Health Assembly passing a resolution on sepsis, which was unanimously recommend by the WHO Executive Board. The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. 
 

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June 27, 2017

Bactiguard wins another tender in Sweden

Bactiguard has won a tender for urinary catheters for the southern region (Region Skåne) in Sweden, which enables healthcare providers in both primary and secondary care to purchase Bactiguards’ anti-infective urinary catheters from 1 August 2017. The contract initially runs until 30 April 2018 and can be extended on an annual basis until 30 April 2020. 

June 21, 2017

Bactiguard enters new partnership for South Africa

Bactiguard has entered partnership with Surgical Innovations Pty Ltd (“SI”), a company within the Medical arm of Ascendis Health, the JNB listed healthcare giant and leading supplier to the healthcare sector in South Africa. 

June 15, 2017

Bactiguard enters new partnership for Italy

Bactiguard has entered partnership with Gada Italia Srl (“Gada”), a specialized and leading distributor of medical devices and integrated healthcare services. 

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