• Most important projects and stakeholders working in this area of public health, including intergovernmental organizations, national government bodies, and non-state actors.

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    Stakeholders & projects
    Organisations: 13Projects: 6
  • Information and evidence resources, issue briefs, case studies and evidence synthesis briefs that can inform policy-making.

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    Evidence and evidence-informed practice
    Databases: 7Overviews: 9
  • A collection of policies and analyses in this area of public health in the WHO European Region.

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    Policy & analysis
    Policy: 13Analysis: 5
  • A reference list of tools and methods to aid in the design, implementation and monitoring of policies in this area of public health.

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    Tools & methods
    Monitoring: 5Policy support: 11
  • Explore related indicators and visualizations, download data in Excel and CSV formats, analyze and share graphics.

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    Indicators & visualizations
    Indicators: 33Visualizations: 68

About the theme

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health today. It can affect anyone, of any age, in any country. Antibiotic resistance occurs naturally, but misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is accelerating the process. This page presents patterns of AMR, health consequences and policy responses in Member States.

Featured indicator

  • AMR action plan developed (Horizontal bar chart)
  • Intersectoral coordinating mechanism to contain AMR has been set up (Horizontal bar chart)
  • Percentage of invasive isolates of Escherichia coli with resistance to carbapenems (Map)
  • Percentage of invasive isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae with combined resistance to fluoroquinolones, third-generation cephalosporins and aminoglycosides (Map)