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Health alliance for prudent prescribing, yield and use of antimicrobial drugs in the treatment of respiratory tract infections

Objective

The aim of the project is to strengthen the surveillance of respiratory tract infections in primary health care in Europe through development of intervention programmes targeting general practitioners (GPs), parents of young children and healthy adults. The team will study the incidence of respiratory tract infec-tions among patients in general practice and carry out research based on audit registration to explore the existing use of diagnostic tools in patients with respiratory tract infections. Based on results from audit registrations in primary health care, the team will develop locally adapted intervention programmes, including guidelines, courses for GPs, workshops and patient information leaf-lets for improving the quality of antibiotic prescription. The overall aim of the intervention programme is to reduce the occurrence of bacterial resistance by re-ducing prescribing of unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory tract infections and by improving the use of appropriate antibiotics in suspected bacteri

Call for proposal

FP6-2005-SSP-5-A
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Coordinator

RESEARCH UNIT FOR GENERAL PRACTICE
Address
J.b. Winsløws Vej 9 A
Odense
Denmark

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Participants (14)

GENERAL PRACTICE CONSULTANTS
Denmark
Address
J.b. Winsløws Vej 9 A
Odense

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MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR AND HEALTH
Denmark
Address
Slotsholmsgade 6
Copenhagen

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LUND UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SCIENCES, MALMÖ
Sweden
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Pradisgatan 5 C
117 Malmö

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NATIONAL BOARD OF HEALTH AND WELLFARE
Sweden
Address
Rålambsvägen 3
Stockholm

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MANO SEIMOS GYDYTOJAS
Lithuania
Address
Liepojos 49
Klaipeda

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VALSTYBINE LIGONIU KASA (STATE PATIENT FUND)
Lithuania
Address
Taikos G. 28
Klaipeda

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ASSOCIATION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION - REGIONAL DEPARTMENT KALININGRAD
Russia
Address
Internationalnaia Street 47 - 16
Kaliningrad

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FUNDACIÓN PRIVADA DE LA SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE MEDICINA DE FAMÍLIA Y COMUNITARIA (SPANISH SOCIETY OF FAMILY MEDICINE)
Spain
Address
Portaferrissa, 8 Pral.
Barcelona

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UNIVERSITY OF LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA
Spain
Address
Calle Juan De Quesada, Nº 30. Campus De Tafira
Las Palmas De Gran Canaria

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CONSEJERÍA DE SANIDAD DEL GOBIERNO DE CANARIAS
Spain
Address
C/ Alfonso Xiii, Nº 5
Las Palmas De Gran Canaria

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NATIONALT FOLKEHELSEINSTITUTT
Norway
Address
Marcus Thranesgt 6
4404 Nydalen Oslo

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STICHTING WONCA EUROPE
Slovenia
Address
Poljanski Nasip 58
Ljubljana

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EUROPEAN DRUG UTILISATION RESEARCH GROUP
Belgium
Address
C/o Heymans Instituut Voor Farmacologie De Pintelaan, 185
Gent

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ASOCIACIÓN MISIONERA DE MEDICINA GENERAL/ FAMILIAR Y DEL EQUIPO DE SALUD (MISIONES ASSOCIATION OF GENERAL FAMILY MEDICINE AND HEALTH TEAM)
Argentina
Address
1969 Félix De Azara Street
Posadas, Misiones

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