Poster: Is this an effective protection against colds or flu? Neither are antibiotics.
Taking antibiotics against a cold or the flu has no benefit for you: antibiotics simply do not work against viral infections
Antibiotics: Be responsible
The infographic explains what antibiotic resistance is and highlights the extent of the problems that we are facing due to antibiotic resistance and antibiotic consumption in humans – in hospitals and in the community.
How does antibiotic resistance spread?
This infographic explains how antibiotic resistance spreads in animal farming, in the community, in healthcare facilities and through travel.
Factsheet for hospital prescribers
Factsheet on the emergence and rise of antibiotic resistance in hospital settings and ways to fight this trend.
Factsheet for primary care prescribers
A factsheet on antibiotic resistance in primary care provides primary care prescribers with EU and national data on the latest trends.
Key messages for the general public
Antibiotics are not the solution for infections caused by viruses such as common colds or flu.
Key messages for primary care prescribers
Primary care accounts for about 80% to 90% of all antibiotic prescriptions
Key messages for hospital prescribers
50% of all antibiotic use in hospitals can be inappropriate
Key messages for the general public: Self-medication with antibiotics
Self-medication with antibiotics is not a responsible use of antibiotics