Antimicrobial Resistance

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

15 November 2017

15 November 2017 marks the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an EU-level initiative to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the importance of using antibiotics prudently.

Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, will deliver a keynote speech at an event in Brussels organised by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, and ECDC will publish the latest surveillance data on antibiotic resistance in Europe.

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