Infographics on Antimicrobial resistance for European Antibiotics Awareness Day (2014)

This infographic gives an overview on the 2014 trend on antimicrobial resistance and for example shows a significant increase of carbapenem resistance in K. pneumoniae.

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and prudent antibiotic use. The latest data confirms that across the European Union the number of patients infected by resistant bacteria is increasing and that antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health.

Infographics for European Antibiotic Awareness Day (2013)

A number of initiatives are taking place across Europe to spread the messages on the risks associated with inappropriate use of antibiotics and how to take them responsibly. These infographics have been created to support EAAD’s media output.

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November.  The latest data confirms that across the European Union the number of patients infected by resistant bacteria is increasing and that antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health. Prudent use can help stop resistant bacteria from developing and help keep antibiotics effective for the use of future generations.

The full resolution graphics can be downloaded from the EAAD website.

The full resolution graphics can be downloaded from the EAAD website.
[ For more information on the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control please visit: ecdc.europa.eu; Copyright on all artwork on this page @ ECDC]

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