European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2020
“In times of COVID-19, don’t give up on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and stay united to preserve antimicrobials”.Read more
Latest surveillance data
Use of antibiotics is one of the main factors responsible for the development and spread of antibiotic resistance. The vast majority of human consumption of antibiotics occurs in the community; that is outside hospitals. Antibiotic consumption in Europe varies widely depending on the country.Read report
The ESAC-Net interactive database provides European reference data on antimicrobial consumption, both in the community and the hospital sectorView database
Directory of online resources
The directory lists strategies, guidance documents and training courses on the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections available online.View web directory
New study by WHO Europe and ECDC examines variations in antibiotic consumption in European countries between 2014 and 2018
JIACRA III - Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in bacteria from humans and animals
Will coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have an impact on antimicrobial resistance?
Population-level antimicrobial consumption is associated with decreased antimicrobial susceptibility in neisseria gonorrhoeae in 24 european countries: An ecological analysis
Antimicrobial stewardship: we know it works; time to make sure it is in place everywhere.