European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017
The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and the importance of prudent antibiotic use. The latest data confirms that across the European Union the number of patients infected by resistant bacteria is increasing and that antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health.
Prudent use of antibiotics can help stop resistant bacteria from developing and help keep antibiotics effective for the use of future generations.
Live streaming of the EAAD launch event in Brussels: 'Keeping antibiotics working'
Join us from 09:00 - 13:00 for discussions on the latest data on antimicrobial resistance in Europe.
Take part in the conversation on social media using #EAAD.
All updates on antimicrobial resistance
The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2018/2019
Assessment tool for joint One Health country visits in relation to antimicrobial resistance
Risk Assessment: Emergence of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae ST23 carrying carbapenemase genes in EU/EEA countries
E-learning on Antimicrobial Stewardship
17 Mar 2021 - This course focuses on antimicrobial stewardship as an approach to address healthcare-associated infections (HAI) resulting from multi-drug resistance organisms in acute care settings.
Averting antimicrobial resistance: why leadership matters – ECDC session at the 16th World Congress on Public Health
13 Oct 2020 to 13 Oct 2020 - Within the overall theme of the 16th World Congress on Public Health, ‘Public health for the future of humanity: analysis, advocacy and action’, ECDC is hosting a session as part of a series of World Leadership Dialogues that will highlight why leadership across various sectors matters for the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Annual meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee for the European Antibiotic Awareness day (EAAD)
22 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 - The EAAD Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meets once a year to provide technical advice and the strategic direction for EAAD. In 2019 the meeting will be held in Stockholm on 22 - 24 May.