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Antimicrobial resistance and the role of Vaccines

Antimicrobial resistance, which has been increasing at a disturbing rate, is now considered a threat to planetary health. The consequences of antimicrobial resistance are even now being felt in the European Union. In fact, The mortality linked to antibiotic-resistant infections in Europe corresponds to approximately 33,000 deaths yearly; The economic burden of antimicrobial resistance [...]

Pharmacy-based interventions to increase vaccine uptake

The European Interdisciplinary Council on Aging (EICA) has made the decision to focus this year’s main meeting for stakeholders on: “Pharmacy-based interventions to increase vaccine uptake”. The decision was a pivotal one in view of the fact that pharmacists play very different roles in various areas of the world. In some countries, their job [...]