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The Human Microbiome

Life on Earth is arranged in ecosystems where all species are dependent on each other in intricate networks. We humans are also part of ecosystems, but we also harbour one in ourselves, an ecosystem of microbes called the human microbiome.

All You Wanted to Know About Microbes But Were Afraid to Ask… The Human Microbiome (PDF).

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ABR and nutrition

Health and nutritional status are closely linked to each other, and they are furthermore linked to antibiotic use and resistance.
ABR and nutrition (PDF).

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Children, ABR, sanitation and hygiene

Universal access to improved water and sanitation would reduce the number of infections among children and in turn reduce antibiotic use and resistance.
Children, ABR, sanitation and hygiene (PDF).

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Maternal and child health

Both lack of access to effective antibiotics and resistance contribute to disease burden and deaths among mothers and children globally.
Maternal and child health (PDF).