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 Partners & Resources

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) works closely with the European Commission and with other EU agencies, stakeholders and organisations running awareness campaigns on prudent use of antibiotics related to both human and animal health - in line with the European Commission ‘One health’ integrated approach. EAAD welcomes dialogue with other organisations who are interested in participating in this initiative.

European Commission

WHO / Europe

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) is a European health initiative which aims to provide a platform and support for national campaigns about prudent antibiotic use.

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO / Europe) supports European Antibiotic Awareness Day.
For further information visit the WHO/Europe website:


World Antibiotic Awareness Week: 16-22 November 2015

​Other EU agencies and EU international cooperation

Antibiotic awareness campaigns from around the world

ECDC cooperates closely with EU agencies such as the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA), including for European Antibiotic Awareness Day. ECDC also participates in the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) - an US-EU collaboration on antimicrobial resistance issues that can better be addressed by intensified transatlantic cooperation. 

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

EAAD partners with other campaigns on antimicrobial resistance awareness from around the world.​ 

EU-Funded Projects

A free educational resource for classroom and home use available in 31 languages that makes learning about micro-organisms, the spread, prevention and treatment of infection fun and accessible for all students.  

United States

EU professional organisations and health networks

In the preparation and organisation of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has worked through partnership and with the support of EU professional organisations and health networks. ​ ​ ​

AGE Platform Europe (AGE)
Council of European Dentists (CED)
European Dental Students' Association (EDSA)
​​European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN)
European Institute of Women's Health (EIWH)
European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA)
European Paediatric Association (EPA/UNEPSA)
European Pharmacy Students Association (EPSA)
European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
European Respiratory Society (ERS)
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)

 Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)
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