The Executive Board met Nov 22-23 at WHO headquarters. We saw there WHO director general Dr Tedros riding on a high horse with a 3 billion people objective at the core of the new program: one billion people covered by UHC (Universal Health Coverage).
US CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched "Be Antibiotics aware: Smart use, Best care " campaign aiming to achieve the optimum usage of antibiotics within each community member. The Campaign shows to the public the cases when Antibiotics are needed and when they are not. It has released also promotional materials that differentiate between viral and bacterial infections based on symptoms one could have.
The non-governmental organization ACdeBMR (L’Alliance contre le Développement des Bactéries Multirésistantes aux Antibiotiques) was constituted on 2 December 2011. Subsequently, its internationally adopted name in English became: “The World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance” (WAAAR).