What do healthcare workers know about antibiotic resistance?
Healthcare professionals play a fundamental role in tackling antibiotic resistance. The results of survey released on the occasion of EAAD 2019 show gaps in knowledge about the issue.Find out more
First-of-its kind survey on knowledge and attitudes about antibiotics
Knowledge and awareness of antibiotic resistance is generally high among European healthcare workers, according to the results of the survey.See the survey results
Burden of infections with resistant bacteria
Each year, 33000 people die from an infection due to bacteria resistant to antibiotics. The burden of infections is comparable to that of inﬂuenza, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS combined.See infographic
Communicating to professionals in hospitals and long-term care facilities
Up to half of all antibiotic use in hospitals is unnecessary of inappropriate. Antibiotic misuse in hospitals is a major driver of antibiotics resistance. What can be done?View materials
Design contest for global Antibiotic Resistance Symbol
The Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI) launches a design contest to find a symbol of the threat against antibiotic resistance. This contest is not about creating another logo, but finding something tangible that anyone can make at home and everyone, anywhere can wear; like the AIDS ribbon. The contest is open to individuals no matter their background or age.
Submit your entries by 31 March 2020
Join the 2019 social media campaign
Find our online channels, add hashtags, use our frames, or take part in the Facebook/Twitter live. Find all you need for your social media communication, join the action and spread the news!