Background: Pneumonia is the most common cause of death in children worldwide, accounting for 15% of all deaths of children under 5 years of age. This review summarises the evidence for the ...
PediCAP is a collaboration between African and European partners it aims to provide data on optimal duration and oral step-down therapy for paediatric community acquired pneumonia. Find the location of our partners and centres in this map.Learn more
Randomised controlled trial will consist in a randomised trial enrolling 1100 children aged 3 months to 10 years. Here you can find out more on the details of trials activities.Learn more
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Background The 2017 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc) groups antibiotics as Access,Watch, or Reserve, based on recommendations of their use as first-choice and second-choice empirical ...
The rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is recognised as a major threat to global health. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) do not explicitly address AMR, but many of the targets within ...
Introduction Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a common indication for antibiotic treatment in young children. Data are limited regarding the ideal dose and duration of amoxicillin, leading to practice variation which may impact on treatment ...
Community-acquired pneumonia is common and remains associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, especially in lower and middle-income countries. While standardising care is one important component in reducing mortality from severe pneumonia initially requiring hospitalisation, the antibiotics used are also clearly key. Optimising antibiotic treatment includes defining the right drug, right duration, right delivery and right dose. At present, strong data to support clinical decision-making for each of these factors in very severe/severe childhood pneumonia requiring inpatient care in lower and middle-income countries are lacking.Go to page
All of the 13 European and African institutions and hospitals comprising the PediCAP Consortium, including the 5 recruiting sites, were represented as well as EDCTP. About 40 participants gathered at Glenburn Lodge and dedicated two full days to lay the ... Read more
New free e-learning course on participatory visual methods that includes a wealth of practical tips and examples that you can implement in your health and research engagement activities. Compiled by Gill Black (Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation) and Mary Chambers (Oxford University ... Read more