RIVM designated as WHO Collaborating Centre Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology and Surveillance
AMR is one of the major global challenges in infectious disease control.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014
Tuesday 18 November is European Antibiotic Awareness Day. On this day, throughout Europe, attention is focused on the responsible use of antibiotics for people and animals.
Antibiotic resistance no longer increasing but vigilance remains necessary
After continuing to rise for many years, in 2013 the prevalence of resistance to antibiotics levelled out somewhat in both hospitals and primary care.