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European Antibiotic Awareness Day

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 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 prudent antibiotic use.

The DANMAP group will arrange a seminar on November 15 2016 at the National Veterinary Institute, DTU Vet. Participation is free of charge but registration is required no later than November 10. The seminar will be in Danish. Use the links below to register and see the programme.European Antibiotic Awareness Day Sticker

Click here to see the programme

Click here for registration

The EAAD initiative was taken by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). 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. 

Click here to visit ECDC's European Antibiotic Awareness Day website

Click here to visit WHO's World Antibiotic Awareness Week website

Last revised 2 November 2016