Resources on Antibiotic / Antimicrobial resistance (AR / AMR)

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It’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from 18-24 November and European Antibiotic Awareness Day on the 18th November. Both aim to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AR) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).We’ve searched the web for a selection of AR/AMR resources and added them below.

Webpages on AR/AMR from well-respected organisations:

The World Health Organisation (WHO) webpages have a global outlook on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), including news, Global action plan, and facts about AMR

Webpage on AMR from MedlinePlus with links to images, clinical trials, journal articles and more [MedlinePlus is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), USA]

UK Research & Innovation’s Tackling antimicrobial resistance webpage includes latest news, brief history and AMR overview.

Centre for Disease Control information on AR and AMR [USA]

UK Government commissioned report on AMR : The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance publication: Tackling drug-resistant infections globally: final report and recommendations

UK Government’s collection of resources on Antibiotic awareness

Guidelines from NICE on Antibiotic use and prescribing

Public Health Agency’s webpage on Antibiotic awareness

Public Health England’s “Keep Antibiotics Working” Campaign ,

Blog posts on AR/AMR from reliable sources:

A Behind The Headlines post examining how an article on Antibiotic Resistance ABR has been reported in the UK press

Blog posts on AMR and AR are included in the immunology section of Evidently Cochrane

An article from The Psychologist on the The social dilemma of antibiotic use

AR news item from ITV lunchtime news 31/10/19:

Not-for-profit Research and Development organisations working on developing new antibiotics:

Global Antibioltic Research & Development Partnership and Antibiotic Research UK

There are many quality resources available via your University of Sunderland Library subject support key resources webpage.

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