A challenge to modern healthcare that concerns everyone, everywhere
Almost everybody today have antibiotics to thank for the life or health of a loved one. Antibiotics makes routine procedures safe and advanced treatments possible. When infections become resistant to antibiotics, we lose our ability to treat them.
Prevention is needed to slow down resistance development to a pace where development of new treatments can keep up
Prevention is neglected, especially approaches such as infection prevention in vulnerable groups and low-income settings
Prevention is possible – as demonstrated by great geographical variation in resistance burden