Change can’t wait on antibiotics

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Change can’t wait on antibiotics

Chris Little

Chris Little

Chris Little Antibiotic guardian
Infectious diseases pharmacist Chris Little calls for action on antibiotic overuse

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week, an event meant to raise awareness of one of a growing threat to human health – antibiotic resistance. The World Health Organisation campaign the year is entitled: Change can’t wait. Our time with Antibiotics is running out. Capital and Coast DHB infectious diseases pharmacist Chris Little shares is views on the looming threat.

Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to human health. The World Health Organisation predicts it will cause over 10 millio