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WHO’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week Aims To Increase Best Practices Among Public, Health Workers, Policymakers

U.N. News Centre: Without urgent action, world heading towards ‘post-antibiotic era’ — U.N. health agency
“…[T]he United Nations health agency has kicked off a week-long campaign to make antibiotic resistance a globally recognized health issue and to raise awareness of the need to protect antibiotics through appropriate use. Launched by the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO), World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November) aims to increase awareness on global antibiotic resistance as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance…” (11/14).

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