RIVM monitors and informs the government about potential national health threats with regard to antibiotic resistance. Based on a national AMR surveillance system trends are monitored. RIVM is also involved in international surveillance networks. The animation 'Antibiotic resistance: why do some antibiotics fail' illustrates antibiotic resistance and the need to carefully consider whether antibiotics really need to be used.
Publication date 25-06-2014 | 00:00