WHO global surveillance report on Antimicrobial resistance

May 16th, 2014

In its first global evaluation of surveillance and information on antimicrobial resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) called attention to increasing levels of bacterial resistance to many common drugs. The report, titled “Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance, 2014” revealed that antimicrobial resistance has spread to all regions of the world, making it clear that “a post-antibiotic era…far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the 21st century.” In light of these findings, CDDEP has compiled a list of resources and recent publications related to antimicrobial resistance.
The report has an extensive media coverage around Europe:




Source: WHO