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Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections Programme

The programme on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (ARHAI) covers two major public health issues:



The ARHAI programme focuses on 4 areas of public health: surveillance, response and scientific advice, training and communication to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014: Latest data on antimicrobial resistance and new toolkit on the risks of self-medication with antibiotics

18 November 2014

On the occasion of the 2014 European Antibiotic Awareness Day, ECDC releases its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance and adaptable campaign materials targeting the risks of self-medication with antibiotics.

Resistance to last-line antibiotics continues to cause concern in Europe

EAAD 2014 Multimedia news release





Occurrence and spread of antimicrobial resistance in Europe. ​
Antimicrobial consumption interactive database (ESAC-Net)  
Antimicrobial consumption, in the community and the hospital sector in Europe.  
Point prevalence survey interactive database (HAI-Net PPS)
Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals.



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