Journal article

An urgent need for antimicrobial stewardship in Indigenous rural and remote primary health care

Asha C Bowen, Kathryn Daveson, Lorraine Anderson, Steven YC Tong

The Medical Journal of Australia | WILEY | Published : 2019

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by HOT North (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The CRAMS Group includes membership from the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (Dr Kerr Wright [former Medical Director] and Dr Lorraine Anderson [current Medical Director]), Top End Health Service (Ms Bhavini Patel, Dr Christine Connors, Mr John Shanks), Queensland Health (Ms Stacey McNamara, Dr Trent Yarwood, Dr Kathryn Daveson), Doherty Institute (Prof Jodie McVernon, A/Prof Steven Tong), Menzies School of Health Research (Mr Will Cuningham), the National Centre for Antimicrobial Prescribing (Dr Rodney James, A/Prof Kirsty Buising) and Telethon Kids Institute (A/Prof Asha Bowen). The CRAMS group has received funding for a pilot study of antimicrobial use in northern Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory from HOT North (NHMRC APP1131932). A/Prof Bowen and A/Prof Tong are supported by NHMRC fellowships (APP 1088735 and 1065736 respectively).