Davos Declaration

Drug firms ask governments to do more in fight against superbugs. In a declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, firms called for coordinated efforts to cut unnecessary use of antibiotics and support development of new ones, including by creating new economic models and investing in research.


February 10th-2016

Read more

The Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit

A new approach has been launched to strengthen national and international capacity, improve practices and change behaviour to achieve safer, high quality patient care. This work is now being led by a new Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit at WHO.


January 21st-2016

Read more

WHO World Antibiotic Awareness Week

16 - 22 November 2016.  This global campaign aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.


November 16th-2015

Read more

IJAA Editor-in-Chief

Following Professor Alasdair Geddes’ retirement after 10 years in the post, Professor Jean-Marc Rolain (Aix Marseille Université and Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA).


October 29th-2015

Read more

Honorary and Meritorious Membership

Honorary Membership is awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to chemotherapy. Meritorious Membership is awarded to individual who have extraordinarily contributed to and supported the aims of the ISC. The 2015 awards were presented during the 29th ICC in San Diego.


October 29th-2015

Read more

ISC Executive Committee Members

The ISC are delighted to announce the new Executive Committee Members who were elected during the 29th International Congress of Chemotherapy and who will serve for the next four years. ISC Executive Committee members play an active role in promoting the aims of the ISC, especially in their area of the world and in their area of expertise.


October 28th-2015

Read more