Raising awareness about the appropriate use of antibiotics

Nov 13, 2017

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 13-19) might not be on your calendar, but it's a big deal when it comes to your health care! This video explains: https://goo.gl/fxQCsK
Antimicrobial resistance happens when microorganisms (such as bacteria) change when they are exposed to antimicrobial medicines, such as antibiotics. As a result, the medicines become ineffective and infections persist in the body -- which is very bad! Learn more at the World Health Organization's website, http://www.who.int/topics/antimicrobial_resistance/en/.