Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Living Centers|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| December 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest public health threats worldwide. The development and proliferation of multidrug-resistant pathogens is largely driven by inappropriate antimicrobial use. Current reports state that over 50% of antimicrobial use in hospitals and up to 70% in long-term care facilities is potentially inappropriate. Recognizing the urgency of this national crisis, President Obama issued an executive order in September 2014, mandating the implementation of antimicrobial...
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