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The future is now: Join 24-hour global Twitter conversation and #EAAD2016 live-event tweeting on 18 November

17 Nov 2016

Global 24-hour conversation on #AntibioticResistance

To mark the European Antibiotic Awareness Day and World Antibiotic Awareness Week, ECDC is coordinating a 24-hour Global Twitter conversation on 18 November, with the participation of the World Health Organization headquarter and its Regional Office in Europe, and organizations from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. 
Join the conversation by posting #AntibioticResistance from Twitter –- interact and discuss with experts on how to fight antimicrobial resistance and keep antibiotics effective.


Live-event tweeting - #EAAD2016

This year, ECDC and its partners will host a live-event tweeting from the EAAD launch event on 18 November, from 9.30 to 13:00 CET. You can follow it via web stream: and post your comments and questions in Twitter using the hashtag #EAAD2016. 
Experts from ECDC are joined by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, the European Commission (DG for Health and Food Safety and DG Research and Innovation), the European Medicines Agency and the European Food Safety Authority in tweeting about the event and interacting through Twitter.
Participate in the 24-hour Global Twitter conversation on 18 November, use #AntibioticResistance

Participate in the live-event tweeting on 18 November (09:30-13:00 CET), use #EAAD2016

Watch the EAAD event via web stream:
If you are unable to join the conversation, you can leave questions and comments for our experts on EAAD’s Facebook page (

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