Professor Lucy Yardley, Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Southampton, looks at a specific case of how simple education around the use of antibiotics can change behaviours and affect prescription rates.
The development of a Prize which will transform the campaign against antibiotic resistance was always going to be challenging, but the Longitude Prize team has had a fantastic response to their call for help. Thank you to everyone who has helped so far!
Antibiotic resistance is a huge threat to global health, but which antibiotics do we currently use? Chemistry teacher and blogger Andy Brunning runs through the major families of antibiotics and their resistances.
Nesta Senior Programme Manager David Altabev highlights the different approaches of the Longitude Prize 2014 and the European Commission's Horizon 2020 prize, which is also addressing the problem of antibiotic resistance.