Tag: appropriate antibiotic use

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 12-18, 2018

Published November 6, 2018

This year the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) will run between November 12 to 18.  Organized by the CDC, this week long campaign brings awareness to healthcare professionals and the public on the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of using antibiotic appropriately. The CDC has prepared a partner toolkit for institutions that want… Read More

CDC Designates November 13-19, 2017 Antibiotic Awareness Week

Published October 24, 2017

CDC has designated November 13-19, 2017 as Antibiotic Awareness Week.  Formerly known as Get Smart About Antibiotic Week, the goal of this one-week observance is to raise awareness of appropriate antibiotic use in the United States.  As in previous years, CDC has suggested a list of activities to promote appropriate antibiotic use which include: Highlight… Read More

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