Use of antibiotics in health care and problems with AMR in Estonia: comparison with Europe

Presentation given during Cost AMiCI meeting in Tallinn Nov 2017 by Irja Lutsar MD, PhD Professor of Medical Microbiology  University of Tartu  

Proactive Approach for Safe Use of Antimicrobial Coatings in Healthcare Settings

First opinion paper of the COST Action Network AMiCI have been published in The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. We publish here the abstract (1) and  conclusions (5). 1.The abstract: Infections and infectious diseases are considered a major challenge to human health in healthcare units worldwide. This opinion paper was initiated by EU COST Action network AMiCI (AntiMicrobial Coating Innovations) and focuses on scientific information essential