Kenyans die from common infections as antibiotics fail

  22 June 2020

Antibiotics resistance is increasingly worrying Kenyan doctors as they struggle to select effective medicines to treat diseases that were easy to cure years ago. Kenyans are heavy consumers of antibiotics and the magnitude of the abuse has begun to emerge.

Research from Kenyatta National Hospital shows that quite a number of antibiotics are no longer effectively curing simple illnesses such as UTIs and upper respiratory diseases.

Further reading: Business Daily
Author(s): DIANA MWANGO
Effective Surveillance  
Back


Display your AMR technology / product:

Global AMR Technologies Database

  • Preventive – Diagnostic – Antimicrobial technologies
  • Academia – Research Institutes – Start ups – SMEs – Multinationals
  • Early research <-> near market
  • Global reach for funding / co-development / licensing
Display your technology and make use of the Continuous AMR Partnering Initiative >>
What is going on with AMR?
Stay tuned with remarkable global AMR news and developments!