AMR low on radar

Pharmacy Daily - - FRONT PAGE -

RISKS as­so­ci­ated with an­timi­cro­bial re­sis­tance (AMR) are rel­a­tively low on the radar of most Aus­tralians but aware­ness is in­creas­ing ac­cord­ing to NPS MedicineWise sur­vey find­ings for World An­tibi­otic Aware­ness Week (13-19 Nov 2017).

While 25% of re­spon­dents ac­knowl­edged AMR as a cur­rent con­cern, up from only 11% in the 2015 sur­vey, more than half (53%) claimed they were ei­ther un­sure or didn’t think they would ever be af­fected - go to nps.org.au for more.

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