This Monday marked the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
WAAW aims to increase awareness of antibiotic resistance as a global issue. It promotes careful use of antibiotics in the midst of an ongoing battle with 'superbugs'.
In 2015, WHO has launched a Global action plan:
This year, the NHS is commencing a 5-year National Action Plan for antimicrobial resistance, which aims to cut down on inappropriate prescriptions by healthcare professionals and improve infection control in hospital - it is essential that the change starts with healthcare professionals.
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