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BactiVac awarded additional funding to increase participation at their 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kenya

BactiVac awarded additional funding to increase participation at their 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kenya
Description
The BactiVac Network has been awarded $100,000 by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the delivery of its 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kilifi, Kenya on 24-27 March 2020.
Date:
11/11/2019

Experts to gather in Africa to speed up development of vaccines to prevent bacterial infections

Experts to gather in Africa to speed up development of vaccines to prevent bacterial infections
Description
A global network of scientists who are working together to accelerate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections in low and middle income countries are to stage an annual network meeting in Africa.
Date:
11/11/2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019
Description
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network attended the Antibiotic Guardian Awards and received an award under the Research category on 27 June 2019 in Solihull.
Date:
04/07/2019

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies
Description
Mothers' breast milk can provide protection against infection that lasts for life, finds new research in mice by an international team of scientists including experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/06/2019

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards
Description
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network has been shortlisted under the Research category for this prestigious award ceremony, which is being hosted by Public Health England on 27 June in Birmingham.
Date:
02/05/2019

BactiVac hosts successful 2nd Annual Network Meeting

BactiVac hosts successful 2nd Annual Network Meeting
Description
The 2nd Annual Network Meeting, held in March, gave those attending opportunities to broaden connections within the BactiVac Network membership and a forum for exchanging ideas and furthering research possibilities.
Date:
03/04/2019

Up to £1 million funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance

Up to £1 million funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance
Description
The BactiVac Network up to £1 million funding to accelerate the development of bacterial vaccines in a bid to prevent infections occurring as part of the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Date:
30/01/2019

Wellcome Trust and Boston Consulting Group publish their report on the role of vaccines in combating antimicrobial resistance

Description
A report commissioned by the Wellcome Trust and produced by the Boston Consulting Group has been published which assesses the opportunities and challenges for developing vaccines to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Date:
09/10/2018

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!
Description
The BactiVac Network is marking its first year of connecting scientists, clinicians, industry and policy makers across the world.
Date:
14/08/2018

Birmingham professor reviews parliamentary briefing document highlighting the importance of immunisation

Description
Professor Adam Cunningham, Co-Director of the BactiVac Network, was recently asked to externally review a briefing document issued by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) that describes the potential for immunisation as a strategy to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
Date:
26/07/2018
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