World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

1 Nov 2021

Date: November 18-24 2021

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. The theme of WAAW 2021 is ‘Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance’. The overarching slogan of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week continues to be ‘Antimicrobials: Handle with Care’. To mark WAAW, we invite you to discover our webinars, articles and resources focusing on different aspects of the fight against antibiotic resistance.

Webinars and events

17 November, 14:45-15:45 CET
Call to Action on AMR 2021: Learning from the Covid-19 pandemic to inform the AMR response. REGISTER HERE

19 November, 17:00-18:00 CET
AMR Discussion: Learn about the roles of different actors in developing new treatments for drug-resistant infections. REGISTER HERE

Spreading Awareness

GARDP Executive Director Manica Balasegaram speaks with the AMR Industry Alliance about ‘Building Health System Resilience: The Role of Antimicrobials’. WATCH VIDEO

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