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Current Officers

WH Seto


Wing-Hong Seto

I Gould


Ian M. Gould

All Members

George Daikos (Greece)
Po-Ren Hsueh (Taiwan)
Victor Lim (Malaysia)
George Petrikkos (Greece)
Raphael Saginur (Canada)
Stefania Stefani (Italy)
Katsunori Yanagihara (Japan)


How to Join

Members of an ISC Member Society are eligible to join any of our Working Groups. If you are a member and would like to join this group, please contact the Chairperson and Secretary (if applicable).

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the new WG is to roll out the recommendations and work of the third WHO Patient Safety Challenge on Antimicrobial Resistance through the ISC affiliated societies and Federations.

There are 5 sections - 

  1. Antibiotic Stewardship
  2. Infection Control
  3. Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and aquaculture
  4. R&D
  5. Surveillance

These will be complemented by interaction with appropriate ISC Working Groups including eg. WGs on Antimicrobial Stewardship, Antimicrobials of the Future, Infections in Catastrophic Areas, MRSA, ICU infections and Zoonosis.


5-8 June 2013 Symposium for the 28th ICC in Yokohama, Japan
28 November 2014 Joint ISC/APSCMI/WHO Symposium at the APCCMI in Kuala Lumpur “Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance in AsiaPacific-the Way Forward”
26-29 March 2015 Symposium at the Asia Pacific Congress of Infection Control in Taipei, Taiwan
7 - 9 August 2015 Symposium at the 10th Global Chinese Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, China
17 - 21 September 2015 Symposium at the joint ICC/ICAAC 2015, San Diego, USA
13 - 15 November 2015 Symposium at the 6th Southeast European Conference on Chemotherapy and Infection, Thessaloniki, Greece


Last updated: March 18th-2016