antibiotic resistance

WHO world wide situation report finds systems to combat antibiotic resistance lacking

The WHO published April 29 2015 a world wide situation report on antibiotic resistance.

Although a quarter of countries that responded to the WHO survey have national plans to preserve antimicrobial medicines like antibiotics, there are major gaps in actions needed across all 6 WHO regions to prevent the misuse of antibiotics and reduce spread of antimicrobial resistance.



Over a 2-year period, from 2013 to 2014, WHO undertook an initial “country situation analysis” in the six WHO regions: the African Region, the Region of the Americas, the