U.N. Agencies Kick Off World Antibiotic Awareness Week With Call For More Responsible Use Of Medicines
U.N. News: Antimicrobial resistance a ‘global health emergency,’ U.N., ahead of awareness week
“By 2050, some five million people could die each year in Asia alone due to resistance to antibiotic medicines or antimicrobials, according to U.N. agencies. … The U.N. agencies, which include the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the World Health Organization, and the U.N. Environment Programme, called for the more responsible use of antibiotics in humans, animals, and agriculture at the opening of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) in Asia and the Pacific on Monday, 12 November…” (11/12).