14 November 2017

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

14-20 November 2017

Theme: Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics

Treatment of many infectious diseases is becoming more difficult due to antibiotic mistreatment leading to resistance.  This puts everyone at risk for infection!

This Week of awareness is observed to ensure that everyone seeks advice about antibiotics, gets the best treatment and uses antibiotics responsibly. This year’s theme will underline the importance of understanding that antibiotics are a precious resource and if are used irresponsibly, can lead to resistance.

Learn more.