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World Antibiotic Awareness Week November 13 – 19, 2017

BE PART OF WORLD ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health today. It is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. It is compromising our ability to treat infectious diseases and putting people everywhere at risk.
WHO World Antibiotic Awareness Week

STOP! Clean Your Hands Day

This national event is taking place Friday, May 5, 2017 and will coincide with a global initiative of the World Health Organization, “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands.”

To learn more go to: STOP! Clean Your Hands

National Infection Control Week – October 17-21, 2016

Infection Prevention – Think Global Act Local
National Infection Control Week – October 19-23, 2015

Everybody can help prevent the spread of infections by being involved, providing input and initiating change in their own way.

Visit IPAC Canada’s website for infection prevention and control information.

Poster copyright by IPAC Canada, shown here with permission.

STOP! Clean Your Hands Day

This national event is taking place Friday, May 5, 2017 and will coincide with a global initiative of the World Health Organization, “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands.”

NEW! NCCID launches two new videos on antibiotic resistance

With the assistance of an expert advisory group, NCCID has worked on a number of projects to help reduce the burden of community-acquired antimicrobial resistance. To view two new recently launched videos go to: National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases

The Antibiotic Hunters – World Premiere

A new documentary travels to an ocean reef, a rainforest canopy, a frigid cave and even the mouth of a giant lizard – all in the urgent search for new antibiotics. View the trailer at http://vimeo.com/dreamfilm/ah-trailer.
Not to be missed! March 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm on CBC The Nature of Things.

Upcoming Documentary: The Antibiotic Hunters

Follow the search for new antibiotics in unusual places in this upcoming documentary on The Nature of Things, Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm on CBC. View the trailer at http://vimeo.com/dreamfilm/ah-trailer.

NEW! DBND Game App

Discover the new game application DBND, available in the App Store.    

ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK

ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK in Canada is November 18 -24, 2013

WEBINAR

During Antibiotic Awareness Week in November 2013, experts will address antimicrobial resistance at WEBINARS scheduled the week of the 18 to the 24th.