Antimicrobial Awareness Week

U.S. & World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

November 18-24, 2021

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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 2021 theme, Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance, calls on One Health stakeholders, policymakers, health care providers, and the general public to be Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness champions.

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

Check Out the Following Events During USAAW