SAASP

AcronymDefinition
SAASPSouth African Association of Stills Producers
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The SA Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (SAASP) guidelines for antibiotic prescribing in adults,1351 which is aligned to the EDL and STGs, provide an algorithmic approach to prescribing and further information on treatment duration.
The SA Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (SAASP) implemented stewardship programmes to promote appropriate antimicrobial prescribing across public and private health sectors.[3] Effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) requires a multidisciplinary approach with local 'champions'.
[14] The South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (SAASP) [15] has led the introduction of stewardship to promote appropriate antimicrobial prescribing across public and private health sectors, with positive results.
Recognising the extent to which antibiotics are inappropriately used in South Africa, the Federation of Infectious Diseases of Southern Africa (FIDSSA) recently hosted the 1st South African Antibiotic Stewardship Program (SAASP) in Johannesburg.
To help co-ordinate these efforts across the healthcare sector, the Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa (FIDSSA), which represents adult and paediatric infectious disease physicians, clinical microbiologists, and infection control, travel medicine and sexually transmitted diseases practitioners in southern Africa, arranged the first South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (SAASP) conference in February 2012.