You can help reduce the spread of antibiotic resistance – find out how
- 10 November 2017To mark Antibiotic Awareness Week for 2017, Tony Hobbs, acting Chief Medical Officer and Mark Schipp, Chief Veterinary Officer have released a statement asking all Australians to pause and consider their antibiotic use.
The Australian Government has released the first National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015-2019 to guide the response to the threat of antibiotic misuse and resistance.
antibiotic prescriptions to non-hospital patients in 2015
antibiotic use compared to 28 European countries
of Australian population given at least one antibiotic in 2015