News release 2014
On the occasion of the 7th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is releasing its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance (EARS-Net annual report and interactive database) and adaptable campaign materials targeting self-medication with antibiotics.
To mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day, activities promoting prudent use of antibiotics under the banner “Everyone is responsible, everywhere” are organised in more than 40 countries across Europe during the week of 18 November. ECDC is also cooperating with its partners in other regions of the world. On 18 November, ECDC will coordinate a 24-hour global Twitter conversation around the world hosted jointly by participating organisations from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and with the participation of the World Health Organization.
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 - in line with the European Commission ‘One health’ integrated approach.Read more
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Europe 2013
This report presents antimicrobial resistance data for seven microorganisms of major public health importance: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter species, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Enterococci.Read more