Tuesday, 17 November 2015

World Antibiotic Awareness Week


World Antibiotic Awareness Week (16-20 November 2015) and the Antibiotic Guardian campaign. This is an annual event marked throughout Europe.

The objective for the 2015 Antibiotic Guardian campaign is for at least 100,000 healthcare professionals and members of the public to have committed to at least one pledge for prudent use of antibiotics on the Antibiotic Guardian website.

Pledge and post the following:

“I have pledged to be an #AntibioticGuardian. You can make a pledge too via http://www.antibioticguardian.com

Antibiotic Guardian has been developed by Public Health England (PHE) in collaboration with Department of Health’s Expert Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections (ARHAI); the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Devolved Administrations and professional bodies/ organisations towards the ‘One Health’ initiative.

Posted by Tim Sandle