Drs. Guylène Thériault and Wendy Levinson: Here's some good advice for cold and flu season

Antibiotics are commonly misused because people mistakenly believe they will treat the symptoms of colds and flus. In fact, fever, cough and ear pain are usually due to a virus that are not affected by antibiotics.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week focuses on working together

12 November 2018 The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting this year's World Antibiotic Awareness Week theme of ‘Together we can keep antibiotics working’. Research shows that the global growth of antimicrobial resistance is undermining ...

Use antibiotics responsibly, urge health organisations | New Zealand Doctor

With very few new antibiotics having been developed in recent years, health agencies say their responsible use is absolutely critical to people’s health

Southern DHB Encouraging Everyone To Think Twice Before Taking Antibiotics | What's On Invers

Southern DHB is getting behind World Antibiotic Awareness Week this week and encouraging people to think about how they may use antibiotics better.

The end of effective antibiotics will be frightening. Life expectancy will fall dramatically and people of all ages will die from illnesses that we are used to treating with $10 worth of pills.

Antibiotic Awareness Week: Why you should care about antibiotic overuse

As a parent or caregiver, how can you ensure that your child is being prescribed an antibiotic appropriately? Tonya Scardina, pharmacy antimicrobial stewardship coordinator at Lurie Children's Hospital, gives some advice.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 - Think Twice Seek Advice

Uniindia: Kolkata, Nov 11 (UNI) World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 12-18) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

New research has found more Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and its serious threat to their health, and the health of their family and community—but there is further work to be done to reduce the impact of this global problem, according to NPS...