World Antimicrobial Awareness Week(WAAW) : 18 to 24 November
WAAW is celebrated between 18-24 November each year to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, farmers, animal health professionals and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections.
The theme for WAAW 2021 is: Spread awareness,stop resistance.
Did you Know
The slogan of WAAW continues to be ‘Antimicrobials: Handle with Care'.