Partners & Resources

networks and partnerships

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.

Other EU agencies and EU international cooperation

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)

European Medicines Agency (EMA)

Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR)

Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Campaigns from around the world

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



Antibiotic awareness week:

New Zealand


National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital  

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 

Cabinet Office

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.

European Health Management Association (EHMA)

The European Health Management Association is a non-profit membership organisation that focusses on enhancing the capacity and capability of health management to deliver high quality healthcare.