Current News Mapping of the antibiotic market in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden <p>PLATINEA (AP1 and AP4) and The Public Health Agency of Sweden have mapped the antibiotic market with focus on clinically prioritized antibiotics at risk for insufficient availability. Access to children's formulations is a particular problem. The results reveal noticeable differences between the Nordic countries despite likely similar medical needs, and indicate potential for harmonisation.</p> Mon, 12 Feb 2024 14:49:00 GMT 2024-02-12T14:49:00Z 2021-05-04 An update of the list of prioritized antibiotics <p>The Public Health Agency of Sweden in collaboration with PLATINEA:s workpackage 1 has updated the list of prioritized, medically significant antibiotics that risks becoming unavailable.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 May 2021 11:22:00 GMT 2021-05-04T11:22:00Z PLATINEA collaborates with The Public Health Agency of Sweden in a needsdriven inventory regarding antibiotic use <p>PLATINEA in collaboration with The Public&nbsp;Health Agency of Sweden and a extern reference group recently developed 32 suggestions from the healthcare system that aims to enhance the quality of healthcare and slow down the bacterial resistance progress.</p> Tue, 23 Jan 2024 09:25:00 GMT 2024-01-23T09:25:00Z DRIVE-AB policyletter regarding a European model for innovation and access to antibiotics <p>Academic members in the former DRIVE-AB project has completed a policyletter that suggests a new mechanism to stimulate both innovation and access to antibiotics on a European level. This mechanism is built upon the Swedish politmodel and includes generic antibiotics.</p> Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:04:00 GMT 2023-12-04T11:04:00Z Upcoming update for Platinea's webpage <p>Since Uppsala University is mitigating from the editing program InfoGlue to Sitevision for it's webpages, Platinea will also mitigate and thereby update our webpage. Deadline for the mitigation is during spring 2024.</p> <p>Platinea will still have the same webpage adress. But keep an eye out for the update of the page!</p> Wed, 15 Nov 2023 11:26:00 GMT 2023-11-15T11:26:00Z Platinea's fall workshop 2023 - Focus on Scandinavia <p>On the 19th of October, PLATINEA hosted the yearly fall-workshop. This workshop's theme was: Focus Scandinavia.</p> Wed, 15 Nov 2023 10:50:00 GMT 2023-11-15T10:50:00Z The Public Health Agency of Sweden has been assigned by the Swedish Government to conduct a prestudy regarding antibiotic stocks <p>The Public Health Agency of Sweden receives a government assignment to conduct a prestudy about a new compensation model for security stocks of generic antibiotics.</p> Fri, 25 Aug 2023 06:42:00 GMT 2023-08-25T06:42:00Z Summary of PLATINEA´s workshop the 3rd of may 2023, in The Swedish pharmaceutical society premises in Stockholm. <p>The workshop kicked-off with Thomas and Enrico welcoming all 40 participants!</p> <p><img alt="" height="249" src="/digitalAssets/1064/c_1064956-l_3-k_230503_platinea_ws-25.jpeg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="650" /></p> <div></div> <p></p> Mon, 26 Jun 2023 09:47:00 GMT 2023-06-26T09:47:00Z PLATINEA takes part at EU: s high-level meeting on AMR! <p>PLATINEA will participate&nbsp;at EU: s high-level meeting on the question of antimicrobial resistance, which takes place in Stockholm on Monday the 6<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;of march.</p> Mon, 06 Mar 2023 07:00:00 GMT 2023-03-06T07:00:00Z HERA:s reports about stockpiling for a better availability of antibiotics <p>HERA, the European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority has recently published two reports about stockpiling as a solution to increase availability of antibiotics in the EU.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Mar 2023 12:40:00 GMT 2023-03-03T12:40:00Z Enrico Baraldi is awarded as "Årets Läkemedelsprofil 2022"! <p>Enrico Baraldi is awarded as &quot;&Aring;rets L&auml;kemedelsprofil 2022&quot; for his work in Platinea.</p> <p><a class="pdf" href="/digitalAssets/1037/c_1037676-l_3-k_lakemedelsmarknaden-artikel-arets-lakemedelsprofil-2022.pdf">More&nbsp;information.</a>&nbsp;(In Swedish)</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2022 13:46:00 GMT 2022-12-09T13:46:00Z Updated prioritylist of medically significant antibiotics <p><strong>2022-11-15&nbsp;</strong>The Public Health Agency of Sweden har collaborated with PLATINEA, within workpackage 1, to update the prioritylist of medically significant antibiotics with a unsufficient availability.</p> <p><a href="">You can read the compilation here.</a>&nbsp;(In Swedish).</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2022 14:54:00 GMT 2022-12-13T14:54:00Z The pharmaceutical world mentions PLATINEA in the work to preserve older antibiotics <p><a href="älsomyndigheten%20och%20Läkemedelsverket%20föreslår,äldre%20antibiotika%20ska%20räddas%20kvar.&amp;text=För%20att%20rädda%20kvar%20äldre,läkemedel%20inom%20periodens%20vara-systemet.">Read the article here.</a>&nbsp;(In Swedish)</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2022 13:49:00 GMT 2022-11-17T13:49:00Z Three new partners to Platinea <p>At the General Assembly on the 14th of October this year, three new partners were voted to be a part of Platinea. We are happy to welcome <strong>Karo Pharma, Cortexa Life Science</strong> and <strong>Region V&auml;sterbotten</strong> to the collaboration platform Platinea!&nbsp;Platinea now consists of 21 partners.</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:35:00 GMT 2022-11-11T10:35:00Z Mapping shows risks for shortage situations of antibiotics for children <p>In an article from L&auml;kemedelv&auml;rlden with Charlotta Edlund from the Public Health Agency of Sweden, the problem is raised that antibiotics for children are often listed as remaining and are difficult to replace with other medicines. The mapping, which was done within PLATINEA, indicates that a large number of antibiotics for children are at risk of disappearing from the Swedish market.</p> <p><a href="">Read the article here.</a>&nbsp;(In Swedish)</p> <p></p> Wed, 02 Jun 2021 07:19:00 GMT 2021-06-02T07:19:00Z Suggested studies can improve the use of antibiotics <p>Unnecessary or incorrect use of antibiotics leads to a greater risk of developing resistance and reduced ability to treat infections. The development of new antibiotics is slow, which makes it important to improve access to and use of existing preparations. Many antibiotics that are widely used today were approved at a time when the requirements for documentation were lower.</p> Tue, 22 Sep 2020 08:41:00 GMT 2020-09-22T08:41:00Z The pandemic is teaching us to counter antibiotic shortages <p>Covid-19 investments can become a model - A European fund to stimulate antibiotic research according to the corona model. It was one of many proposals discussed at a seminar on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:56:00 GMT 2020-09-16T19:56:00Z PLATINEA and Apotekarsocieteten coordinate event: What can we learn from covid-19 to improve access to antibiotics? <p>In a short time, the healthcare system and society have been quickly transformed to face the threat from the new coronavirus. International collaborations have been established, new supply chains have been established and new payment models for medicines and vaccines have been developed. How can these experiences contribute to increasing the availability of antibiotics in Sweden - in the short and long term?</p> Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:22:00 GMT 2020-09-08T11:22:00Z PLATINEA welcomes Pfizer as a new partner <p>We have the pleasure to announce that Pfizer joined PLATINEA as a part May 20, 2020. We look forward to collaborate&nbsp;with our new part.</p> <p><em><strong>-Enrico Baraldi, Project manager, PLATINEA</strong></em></p> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:49:00 GMT 2020-06-03T14:49:00Z Proposals for studies for the best possible use of antibiotics <p>The Public Health Agency of Sweden, in collaboration with PLATINEA, has inventoried the knowledge gaps and needs for scientific studies that exist in the area of antibiotic use.</p> Thu, 12 Mar 2020 20:16:00 GMT 2020-03-12T20:16:00Z Article in LmV - "Can AI prevent antibiotic shortages?" <p>An integrated, AI-based data system was one of the measures against the problem of antibiotic shortages in Sweden that was discussed at a breakfast meeting on March 10, 2020.</p> Wed, 11 Mar 2020 17:26:00 GMT 2020-03-11T17:26:00Z Article in LmV - "New report: At least 60 reasons for antibiotic shortages" <p>PLATINEA has mapped why there is a shortage of antibiotics in healthcare.</p> Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:02:00 GMT 2020-03-09T15:02:00Z Article in Läkartidningen - "Antibiotics - life-threatening shortages require action" <p>Antibiotics have revolutionized modern medicine and are often lifesaving, if available. In 2019, 59 antibiotics were listed as backlogged, eight of which were oral suspensions. At the time of this article, 17 antibiotics were backlisted.</p> Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:52:00 GMT 2020-03-04T09:52:00Z Läkartidningen takes up PLATINEA's proposal for safety stock to remedy backlogs <p>Immediately introduce a national safety stock of inpatient antibiotics. This&nbsp;is the message of a new report.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2020 21:15:00 GMT 2020-01-25T21:15:00Z Article in LmV - "Want to see national stocks for antibiotics in inpatient care" <p>The shortage of antibiotics is so worrying that national stockpiles should be introduced immediately, according to a new report.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:53:00 GMT 2020-01-14T17:53:00Z