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Here you can find a selection of ready to use print materials to use for advocacy and communication.

From fact sheets to posters to cartoon booklets, these resources can be downloaded and used “as is” or as inspiration to create similar materials that are adapted to your particular context.

Selected Resources

Resource Description
Antibiotic resistance – undoing progress in maternal and child health (PDF) Fact sheet from ReAct that describes the impact on health of antibiotic use, lack of access to antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. Also includes options for action for stakeholders and organizations that would like to take action on the issue.
Antibiotic use, resistance and the link to nutrition (PDF) Fact sheet from ReAct that describes the impact of antibiotic use and the burden of antibiotic resistance, and the relevance for those working in nutrition. Also includes options for action for stakeholders and organizations that would like to take action on the issue.
Addressing the antibiotic resistance threat – the role of water, sanitation and hygiene (PDF) Fact sheet from ReAct that describes the impact of antibiotic use and the burden of antibiotic resistance, as well as the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene to limit emergence and spread of resistant bacteria. Also includes options for action for stakeholders and organizations that would like to take action on the issue.
All you wanted to know about microbes but were afraid to ask… – The human microbiome (PDF) Fact sheet from ReAct about the microbiome (microbes living in our bodies), and the effects antibiotics have on the microbiome. Also available in Spanish (El microbioma humano, PDF).
What can I do as an individual? (PDF) Information material from ReAct on how individuals can take action to limit antibiotic resistance development and spread (2-page pdf).
Global Handwashing Day “Always Wash Your Hands” Poster Poster showing how to properly wash hands and when to wash hands, designed for children. Available in eight different languages (Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish).
Toolkit Antimicrobial Resistance Information and communication material on antibiotic resistance such as comic strips, booklets and posters, tailored for a variety of audiences in Africa, including the general public and farmers. Developed by the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN).
Antibiotic resistance – causes and effects (PDF, 2MB) Fact sheet on the basics of antibiotics and resistance (modified from a fact sheet in Swedish published by Karolinska Institutet in Medicinsk Vetenskap nr 3/2009).
Get the Facts: Antibiotics in Modern Medicine This website holds a number of fact sheets describing the importance of antibiotics for different patient groups: Cancer patients, cystic fibrosis patients, diabetes patients, joint replacement patients, pre-term babies and patients with urinary tract infections.
CDC Print Materials Free to use materials about antibiotic resistance and appropriate antibiotic use for common infectious diseases aimed at different groups in the general public, produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
European antibiotic awareness day homepage Get inspiration or directly use the campaign materials produced for the European Antibiotic Awareness Day. Also links to materials and initiatives from specific countries.
How does antibiotic resistance spread? Infographic about the spread of antibiotic resistance, developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), available in all EU/EEA official languages.
First reported cases of bacterial resistance against key antibiotics This graphic displays when resistance in bacteria were first reported for different antibiotics. Produced by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) using CDC data.
Antibiotic resistance: From farm to you (PDF) Fact sheet on how resistance develops at a farm level and its impact on human health.

 

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