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  • 19 December 2018
    The crisis of antibiotics: Anti-microbial Resistance

    Have you taken antibiotics recently? According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) about 3% of us around the world are taking prescribed antibiotics at any one time. The benefit of antibiotics is unquestionable. They have saved millions of lives and made many complicated medical procedures possible.

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  • 12 November 2018
    Raising awareness this World Pneumonia Day

    Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious disease killer of children under 5 years old, despite being easily preventable and treatable. World Pneumonia Day is held on November 12th each year to raise awareness of the disease; promote interventions that protect against, prevent and treat pneumonia; and generate action to combat deadly childhood diseases.

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  • 21 September 2018
    Meningitis Awareness Week 2018

    Meningitis Awareness Week is held between 17th-23rd September 2018 in the UK. It is coordinated by Meningitis Research Foundation and aims to improve public understanding of meningitis and septicaemia. A recent study has revealed that around 40% of UK adults do not believe they know what meningitis even is – a worrying statistic which highlights that lack of understanding.

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