A plaque on the side of the Saint Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, UK, commemorates the discovery of penicillin, the first antibiotic, in 1928. Fungal spores, blown by the wind, landed on Sir Alexander Fleming's Petri dishes killing the bacteria he was growing leading to a revolution in medicine.
Fleming Fund Spring Bulletin 2019
The spring edition of the Fleming Fund bulletin has been circulated.
This edition includes updates on:
- new Country Grant announcements in Bhutan, Laos, Tanzania and Timor-Leste
- the announcement of the successful Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship projects
- the launch of two Regional Grants in Asia and Africa
- an overview of the Department of Health and Social Care's Fleming Fund team
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