September 12, 2020

Many patients affected by severe COVID-19 die from sepsis and its complications

While the number of global coronavirus infections has exceeded 28 million and the death toll is approaching 1 million, scientific data shows that COVID-19 does cause sepsis. Many patients affected by severe COVID-19 dies from sepsis and its complications. Sepsis accounts for at least 11 million deaths worldwide annually, but only a small part of the population knows what it is.

November 18, 2019

The future of antibiotics depends on all of us

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) is WHO initiative which takes place each November and aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR). It also encourages best practices to avoid the further emergence and spread of AMR. This year’s public messaging focuses on prevention of infections with basic interventions that are applicable in all settings.

September 13, 2019

Bactiguard supports the World Sepsis Day

Sepsis is a global health crisis and every 3-4 seconds someone dies of sepsis. The World Sepsis Day is held on September 13th every year and is an opportunity for people across the world to raise awareness and unite in the fight against sepsis. In our mission to prevent hospital acquired infections and save lives, Bactiguards is one of the main sponsors of the event.

August 15, 2019

What gets Bactiguard's CEO Christian Kinch and his "Bactiguardians" out of bed every morning?

Bactiguard is a Swedish medtech company with a global presence, offering prevention solutions for nosocomial infections, reducing the use of antibiotics and the spread of multi-resistant bacteria. In this article, its CEO Christian Kinch, explains how Bactiguard’s solution works to save lives and reduce healthcare costs. He also shares the company’s international journey in the strategic Indian and Chinese markets, and his plans to grow it into the next Swedish unicorn.

July 19, 2019

The Economist paints a scary vision of the future

In an imagined scenario from 2041 the Economist describes how the world belatedly responded to antimicrobial resistance. If antibiotics stop working, the superbugs will spread rapidly. 

June 12, 2019

Bactiguards CEO awarded best active CEO on Twitter

Every year, the communication specialist Box Communications ranks the most active Swedish CEOs on Twitter. For the fourth year in a row, Bactiguard's CEO Christian Kinch was at the top of the list for Small Cap company CEOs.

March 08, 2019

Minister Lena Hallengren mentions Bactiguard as an good example in India

In an interview with Times of India, Lena Hallengren, the Swedish minister of Social Affairs mentions Bactiguard as one of the Swedish companies contributing to developing the healthcare sector in India.

November 14, 2018

Play the interactive WHO game to learn more about antibiotics

The on-going annual World Antibiotic Awareness Week is a WHO initiative to put antibiotic resistance (AMR) in the spotlight and increase awareness. It also aims to encourage best practices to avoid the further emergence and spread of AMR. Now everyone can learn more trough an interactive game developed by the WHO.

November 13, 2018

Bactiguard supports the Swedish foundation Prematurföreningen Mirakel

Modern, advanced healthcare is dependent on effective antibiotics. But incorrect and excessive use of antibiotics has allowed resistant bacteria to spread rapidly throughout the world. If this development doesn’t halt, common infections will be hard to treat and even become incurable. Premature care is an example where multi-resistant bacteria may have devastating consequences.

November 12, 2018

33000 people in EU die every year due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Infection prevention has never been more important. According to a study recently published in the scientific journal The Lancet, more than 33,000 people die in Europe every year as a direct consequence of infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria. 75 percent of these infections are so called healthcare associated infections (HAI).