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Handle with Care: Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future

24 June 2019

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada spotlight report, Handle with Care: Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future

This report highlights the social and cultural drivers of the unnecessary prescribing and improper use of antibiotics in Canada and describes what Canadians, health care providers, and health system leaders can do to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use and conserve their effectiveness.

The findings of this report will complement and enhance actions of the upcoming Pan-Canadian Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/corporate/publications/chief-public-health-officer-reports-state-public-health-canada/preserving-antibiotics.html