World Antimicrobial Awareness Week – November 18-24

The World Health Organization acknowledges the third week of November as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Celebrated annually, this week “aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial (antibiotics) resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections.”   Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)…