Antimicrobial Awareness Week

U.S. & World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is from November 18-24, 2023.

USAAW 2023

Download the Antibiotic Awareness Week 2023 Flyer PDF to visit the links listed in the image above.

Spotlight on Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacterales

  • The intent is to bring awareness to the increase in NDM carbapenemases and the specific treatment options and action steps healthcare providers should take
  • This flyer was created by the members of the State and Regional Antibiogram Workgroup that is part of the Virginia HAI/AR Advisory Group
CDC - Be Antibiotics Aware

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW)

Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance that gives participating organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance. Please join us for the following events and take advantage of the resources below to help bring awareness to health care providers and patients during this important week.

WHO Antibiotic Awareness Week

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated from 18-24 November every year. The 2023 theme will remain Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together and calls on all sectors to encourage the prudent use of antimicrobials and to strengthen preventive measures addressing AMR, working together collaboratively through a One Health approach.

For more information about WAAW activities, the new Go Blue for AMR campaign, stories and resources, click here!

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