SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands – ECDC supports World Hand Hygiene Day 2019
Each year on 5 May, the “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” campaign takes place as part of a major global effort led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve hand hygiene in healthcare settings.
WHO launches global survey on infection prevention and control and hand hygiene
Ahead of their annual hand hygiene campaign on 5 May 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a global survey on the current level of progress of infection prevention and control (IPC) programmes and hand hygiene activities in healthcare facilities.
New Europe-wide survey of healthcare workers’ perceptions about antibiotic use and resistance
On 28 January, Public Health England (PHE) launched a new multilingual survey, funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which aims to gain an understanding of European healthcare workers’ knowledge and perceptions about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.
Micro-Combat: ISGlobal’s fun way of learning about antimicrobial resistance and how to fight infectious disease
A team from the Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative at ISGlobal has produced an entertaining and educational card game designed to raise awareness among young people about how infections are transmitted and how they can be prevented.
Keep Antibiotics Working: Join 24-hour global Twitter conversation on 16 November
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) and World Antibiotic Awareness Week, ECDC is coordinating a “24-hour Global Twitter conversation” on 16 November.
Keeping antibiotics working - 10th European Antibiotics Awareness Day
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), in cooperation with the European Commission, will host an EU-level event entitled ‘Keeping antibiotics working’, which will take place in Brussels on 15 November from 9:00 to 13:00 CET.
It’s everyone’s responsibility to #KeepAntibioticsWorking. Join the social media campaign!
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), which will be celebrated on 18 November 2017, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is launching a social media campaign called #KeepAntibioticsWorking.
Every infection prevented is an antibiotic treatment avoided. World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 focuses on the role of healthcare workers in reducing antibiotic resistance
The week of 13-19 November 2017 marks the third World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW).
European Antibiotic Awareness Day: new website, new online resources
Redesigned website, new toolkit for hospital professionals and a social media call to action: we are getting ready to celebrate the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day!
EU report: more evidence on link between antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance
The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The report presents new data on antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance and reflects improved surveillance across Europe.