Antibiotic resistance is everyone’s business. Not only does it affect employees’ health and productivity, it can also threaten their lives.

Antibiotic resistance is due to overuse, and is a world problem today.  “Superbugs” are responsible for longer illnesses, more doctor’s office visits and the need for even more potent antibiotics to treat them.

Take advantage of this educational tool kit!  Employees can learn more about proper antibiotic use and how it affects their health. Share this important info with them today.

Sources:
“Antibiotic Misuse.  What Do We Do Now?” ConsciousChoice, July 1999.
Center for Disease Control, Get Smart | Know When Antibiotics Work Web site.
“Battle of the Bugs: Fighting Antibiotic Resistance” FDA Consumer Magazine, July – August 2002.
“The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, April 2004.
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics.