Survey of healthcare workers’ knowledge and attitudes about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance
On 28 January, Public Health England (PHE) launched a new multilingual survey, funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which aims to gain an understanding of European healthcare workers’ knowledge and attitudes about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.
ECDC, EFSA and EMA Joint Scientiﬁc Opinion on a list of outcome indicators as regards surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial consumption in humans and food-producing animals
ECDC, EFSA and EMA have jointly established a list of harmonised outcome indicators to assist EU Member States in assessing their progress in reducing the use of antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in both humans and food-producing animals.
Antibiotics: be responsible
The ability of bacteria to resist the action of an antibiotic has become a recognised global problem. Antibiotic resistance severely limits the number of antibiotics available for the treatment of diseases.
The future is now: Join 24-hour global Twitter conversation and #EAAD2016 live-event tweeting on 18 November
To mark the European Antibiotic Awareness Day and World Antibiotic Awareness Week, ECDC is coordinating a 24-hour Global Twitter conversation on 18 November and hosts a live-event tweeting from the EAAD launch event
Public consultation: Proposals for draft EU guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in human medicine
This document presents draft guidelines that will support the European Commission in its aim to produce a finalised EU guidelines document to work against the rising threats from antimicrobial resistance.
Technical Advisory Committee for the European Antibiotic Awareness Day
The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the European Antibiotic Awareness Day met in Stockholm on 23 June. The group provided advice to ECDC on the development of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day activities for 2016/17.
EFSA/ECDC European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2013
The antimicrobial resistance data on zoonotic and indicator bacteria in 2013, submitted by 28 EU Member States, were jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC.
ECDC/EFSA/EMA first joint report on the integrated analysis of the consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals
The ECDC, the EFSA and the EMA have for the first time jointly explored associations between consumption of antimicrobials in humans and food-producing animals, and antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals.