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WHOs rst global report on antimicrobial resistance with a focus on antibiotic resistance reveals that it is no longer a prediction for the future

Antibiotic resistance when bacteria change and antibiotics fail is happening right now across the world What you need to know ANTIMICROBIAL ESIS NC Global Report on surveillance 2014 More information at wwwwhointdrugresistance Over the last 30 ye

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WHOs rst global report on antimicrobial resistance with a focus on antibiotic resistance reveals that it is no longer a prediction for the future






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WHO’s rst global report on antimicrobial resistance, with a focus on antibiotic resistance, reveals that it is no longer a prediction for the future. Antibiotic resistance - when bacteria change and antibiotics fail - is happening right now, across the worldWhat you need to know ANTIMICROBIAL ESISGlobal Report on surveillance2014More information at www.who.int/drugresistance Over the last 30 years, no major new types of antibiotics have been developed1920193019401950196019701990198020002010 Penicillin Carbapenem Fluoroquinolones Discovery void Cephalosporin How can infections be prevented in the rst place to reduce the need for antibiotics?What you can doThe report is the most comprehensive picture to date, with data provided by 114 countriesHigh levels of resistance found in all regions of the worldSignicant gapsexist in tracking of antibiotic resistance Looking at 7 common bacteria that cause serious diseases from bloodstream infections to gonorrhoea Without urgent action we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries can once again killWhat does this mean?BetterhygieneAccess toclean waterand sanitationInfection controlin healthcarefacilitiesVaccinationUse antibiotics only when prescribedby a health professional Complete the full prescription, even if you feel better Never share antibiotics with others or use leftover prescriptions 1910