WHO policy brief on antibiotic resistance

05 March 2019

Article: 53/902

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a policy brief on the challenges of antibiotic resistance (ABR) with a specific slant on the challenges of cultural factors as one of the biggest obstacles. The brief examines how the prescription and use of antibacterial medicines, the transmission of resistance, and the regulation and funding of research are influenced by cultural, social and commercial, as well as biological and technological factors.

Source: WHO Europe, 2019