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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).

October 17, 2018

Bactiguard among the most equal listed Swedish companies

Bactiguard climbs on Allbright’s green list, including the most equal listed Swedish companies. With 50 percent women in the management team and two female board members, Bactiguard advances from position 29 to 21 among the 329 listed companies.

September 13, 2018

Bactiguard supports the World Sepsis Day, September 13th

Sepsis remains the primary cause of death from infections around the world, despite advances in modern medicine such as vaccines and antibiotics. 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 unite in the fight against sepsis. Bactiguard is one of the main sponsors of the event.

January 11, 2018

Team Bactiguard expands with Tsegai Gebremeskel

From January 2018, Team Bactiguard has a new member, the young and very promising tennis player Tsegai Gebremeskel. By supporting Team Bactiguard, the medical device company Bactiguard is one of the major sponsors of Swedish tennis.