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2021

Antibiotic Stewardship and Prevention of Infection in Communities (ASPIC) Clubs- Yuvaraja’s College Chapter, Mysuru, Karnataka, India, translated our superbugs animation video into Kannada. Check it out here. Get in touch with us if you would like to translate our video in any other language.

SaS partners with the Stop Superbugs initiative by British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Over the next one year, they are going to help us secure practical support to expand the initiative. Click here to find out more about this partnership and how you can help us in our cause.

SaS co-signs an open letter to WHO Executive Board and One Health Global Leaders Group to support Engagement of Young People on One-Health and #AMR by creating a ring-fenced fund and establishing a ‘United Digital Platform’ . The letter has been signed by 21 other organisations working with young people and AMR across the globe


2020

Superheroes Against Superbugs is one of the finalists at the Falling Walls Engage 2020, a global platform that showcases successful science engagement projects!

Co-lead Sarah Iqbal representing SaS at Falling Walls Engage 2020. Watch the video here

SaS facilitator and Science Communication and outreach lead at CCMB, Somdatta Karak authored this fun article titled “Common Myths about Microbes” in the special edition of iWonder, a science magazine for school teachers by Azim Premji University. It’s also an informative and fun read for students, parents and general public. Read and download the article here and watch the interactive session with the editorial team here.


Our efforts in partnering with children in India in the fight against Superbugs has been featured by British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy on their Blog Page.


Suno India interviews SaS team for antibiotic awareness week, 2019. Click here to listen to the podcast, featuring Ponnari and Somdatta while they talk about the initiative and the issue of AMR in India.

International antibiotic awareness week 2019

SaS is signatory to the ReACT Asia Pacific’s response to 2020 open consultation on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by United Nation’s supporting proposed new indicator on AMR


Wellcome Trust features SaS as an example of initiatives working at grassroots to inspire action against AMR. Click here to read the feature


ReAct features SaS as one of the examples of work and initiatives that are raising awareness on antibiotic resistance or related subjects.

Click here for ReACT toolbox featuring SaS


SaS was selected as one of the two pioneering initiatives from across the globe tackling Antibiotic Resistance at Call To Action on AMR 2018.  Ponnari and Sarah presented at Accra, Ghana in November 2018 in this joint global meeting by Wellcome Trust, Governments of UK, Ghana, Thailand and United Nations.


SaS was featured by World Health Organisation during World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 (November 12 – 18) – Features from Around the World

WHO

Expert Spotlight: 5 Questions with Superheroes Against Superbugs. Battle Superbugs, Antibiotic Resistance Center at George Washington University interviewed Ponnari and Sarah, leads of the initiative.


SaS was featured in South African-based Mail & Guardian newspaper in November 2018


SaS joins Becton Dickinson Antimicrobial Resistance Fighters Coalition I’m a Resistance Fighter campaign


SaS featured in Times of India


Twitter Praise