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European Antibiotic Awareness Day is marked annually on 18 November. The 2014 European Antibiotics Awareness Day focuses on self-medication with antibiotics.



Child and adolescent mental health in enlarged EU - development of effective policies and practices (CAMHEE)


Press Releases

By Martin Seychell, EC Deputy Director General for Consumers and Health, responsible for Directorates B, C and D: "Antibiotic-resistant infections continue to increase at an alarming pace, and this poses a serious threat to human health. One of the cornerstones of the Commission action plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is to improve the prudent use of antibiotics – and this in Europe and also world-wide.

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Ms Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė visited WHO/Europe for the first time on 6 November 2014 to meet with Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, and other staff to discuss continued collaboration in 2014–2017 and a number of key issues: Full Article

By Davide Lecchini, Health/Pharma/Food safety attachè to the Italian Permanent Representation to the EU: "This week's “Health in the Mediterranean” Ministerial Conference, organised by the Italian Presidency, has put the spotlight on issues impacting public health where cooperation between the EU and other countries around the Mediterranean is important."

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