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Thinking outside the box: Stop Superbugs supporters raise funds for the first ‘school-in-a-box’

15th June 2021

Over the last few months, Stop Superbugs supporters have been busy raising money to provide our Tanzanian partner project, the RBA-Initiative, with six ‘schools-in-a-box’ – six sets of educational equipment, which will help the project to grow and teach more children about how they can keep themselves safe from superbugs. The response from both induvial […]

Our new partner project: Superheroes against Superbugs

8th April 2021

We’re delighted to announce our new partner project: Superheroes against Superbugs (SaS), an inspirational scheme run by a volunteer team of scientists and healthcare professionals in Hyderabad, India. Superbugs are a big problem in India, with drug-resistant infections killing more people there than anywhere else in the world. Among the most vulnerable are infants, with […]

BSAC Team Join latest to join School-in-a-Box challenge

1st April 2021

This April, the team from The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) are taking up the baton to raise funds for a school-in-a-box for our partner project in Tanzania. The campaign aims to provide our partner project, the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative, with the equipment they need to open more of their hugely successful […]

“I stop taking the medicine after I feel well!” The challenge of stopping superbugs in Tanzania

24th March 2021

The Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance (RBA) Initiative runs ‘AMR School Clubs’, offering free lessons to children, teaching them about superbugs, and the responsible use of medicine, so they can keep themselves safe and, crucially, bring the message back to their families and community. Superbugs are a huge problem in Tanzania. Antibiotics can be purchased widely […]

Page Medical face ‘18 superbugs’ to raise funds for school-in-a-box scheme

22nd March 2021

A healthcare communications agency who specialise in infection, Page Medical, are the latest company to rise to the challenge and attempt to raise £1k to fund a school-in-a-box for our partner project in Tanzania. Over ten days in April, the Page Medical team will be undertaking 18 unique challenges (representing the 18 identified superbugs) in […]

Stop Superbugs partner shows big benefit of education for the whole community

11th March 2021

Superbugs are a huge problem in Tanzania. Antibiotics can be purchased widely without prescription, and there’s low awareness of the issue among the public. To tackle this, the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance (RBA) Initiative runs ‘AMR School Clubs’, offering fun, free, creative lessons to children, teaching them about superbugs, and the responsible use of medicine. […]

Una Health are putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising… and helping to stop superbugs along the way!

8th March 2021

Una Health, UK specialist in in-vitro diagnostics, have taken up the challenge to raise £1k to fund a school-in-a-box for our partner project in Tanzania. The campaign aims to provide the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative with the equipment they need to open more of their hugely successful ‘AMR clubs’ in schools across the Dodoma Region […]

School-in-a-box: Your chance to lend a hand!

25th February 2021

Research shows that one of the most effective ways to stop superbugs in low- and middle-income countries is through education. With that in mind, we’ve we’ve launched School-in-a-box – a way to lend a hand to existing projects who are doing great work… but are desperately lacking resources. Our partner the Roll Back Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative already run […]

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