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Selected print materials aimed at health care professionals.

From fact sheets to posters and 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

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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.
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 health professionals and veterinarians. Developed by the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN).
Be Antibiotics Aware – Print Materials for Healthcare Professionals Free to use materials about for example antibiotic resistance and appropriate antibiotic use for health care professionals, 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, special section for health care professionals.
Do bugs need drugs? A Canadian program for wise use of antibiotics with resources for aiding health care professionals as well as for communicating with patients.
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).
Factsheet for experts – Antimicrobial resistance Factsheet about antimicrobial resistance for experts developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
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.
Communication Toolkit for Health Departments: Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Toolkit developed by ASTHO and CDC for creating communnication strategies and raising awareness of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antibiotic resistance. Can be modified to reflect local or regional circumstances.

 

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