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EFSA and ECDC joint Annual EU Summary Report - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food    europa.eu

Turn off more accessible mode This website is part of the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) network European Antibiotic Awareness Day European Centre for Disease Prevention a[...]

eNews - AMR to remain a priority in the EU beyond 2016    europa.eu

AMR to remain a priority in the EU beyond 2016 - Directorate General for Health and Food Safety[...]

Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials...    europa.eu

Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials...[...]

Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals    europa.eu

Published on: 26 February 2015 Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals[...]

EU report provides basis for effective fight against development of resistant bacteria    europa.eu

EU report provides basis for effective fight against development of resistant bacteria[...]

EU report provides basis for effective fight against development of resistant bacteria    europa.eu

Published on: 30 January 2015 EU report provides basis for effective fight against development of resistant bacteria[...]

Research Headlines - New antibiotic starts the long journey to market    europa.eu

A completely new antibiotic to help combat drug resistance has been discovered by EU-funded researchers. It is now in clinical trials in collaboration with a world-leading pharmaceutical company.[...]

Mitigating risks due to the use of antibiotics in animals    europa.eu

European experts propose measures to minimise antimicrobial resistance arising from the use of antibiotics in veterinary medicines[...]

Health Ministers' Conclusions address patient safety and antimicrobial resistance    epha.org

In recent years, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been identified as a major health threat. The 2014 European Antibiotic Awareness Day drew attention to the consequences arising from the overuse an[...]

Investigation into reports of serious adverse events following use of Fluad    europa.eu

EU regulatory authorities following up on suspension of two batches of flu vaccine in Italy[...]

International Standards for Antibiotics : EDQM invitation to participate in ISA establishment studies    edqm.eu

International Standards for Antibiotics invitation to participate in establishment studies EDQM invites National control laboratories, academic research laboratories, organisations, manufacturers or [...]

Global Health Policy Forum, Brussels, 27 November 2014 - Draft agenda available    europa.eu

European Commission - Brussels, 27 November 2014 [...]

EUROCAM releases antimicrobial resistance position paper    homeopathyeurope.org

The role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance[...]

Press Centre - EU-funded researchers discover a completely new antibiotic    europa.eu

A completely new antibiotic to help combat drug resistance has been discovered by the EU-funded NABATIVI project. It is now in clinical trials in collaboration with a world-leading pharmaceutical com[...]

Press Centre - European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014 – Statement by the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas    europa.eu

It is a known fact that growing resistance to antibiotics is one of the biggest challenges to public health today. We need to find new ways to prevent new outbreaks of common infections that have bee[...]

[Press release] European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Fighting ‘superbugs' to save lives    epha.org

Brussels, 18 November - Today marks the 7th European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) (1) which promotes a more prudent use of antibiotics to tackle the growing challenge of multi-drug resistant `supe[...]

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014    europa.eu

EMA supports innovative approaches to facilitate development of new antibiotics[...]

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014    europa.eu

Published on: 13 November 2014 European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014[...]

Health-EU Newsletter - Antimicrobial resistance    europa.eu

Antibiotic-resistant infections continue to increase at an alarming pace, and this poses a serious threat to human health. One of the cornerstones of the Commission action plan on Antimicrobial Resi[...]

Pharmacists have decisive role in combating antibiotic resistance, says new WHO European survey    who.int

Pharmacists are among the best positioned to promote the appropriate use of antibiotics, according to a new survey in the WHO European Region. They therefore have a crucial role in combating antimicr[...]

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