Health experts call for accelerated efforts against antibiotic resistance

Health experts called for accelerated and better coordinated actions from all sectors in Việt Nam in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a meeting in Hà Nội on Thursday to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24).

The World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of the implementation of measures to prevent and combat drug resistance in health, in the community, in agriculture and husbandry.

It also encourages community and health workers to pay attention, share and join hands, prevent the spread of resistant bacteria, reduce the resistance of pathogenic microorganisms, and contribute to reducing the burden in terms of health, economy and society due to AMR on humans.

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