During November 14-20, 2016, the annual Get Smart About Antibiotics Week will be observed. The observance is a key component of CDC’s efforts to improve antibiotic stewardship in communities, in healthcare facilities, and on the farm in collaboration with state-based programs, nonprofit partners, and for-profit partners. The one-week observance raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.
Friday, November 18, from 11am - 1pm EDT @marrcoalition will join @CDCgov in a global Twitter conversation about antibiotic resistance. Participate and follow the conversation by using #AntibioticResistance and following @CDCgov and @marrcoalition.
The observance is an international collaboration, coinciding with: