Bacteria can cause infections that make people sick. Doctors can prescribe antibiotics to cure these infections. But more and more bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Infections caused by these superbugs are difficult to treat and can be life-threatening. This is a growing problem around the world. The Dutch government is working at home and abroad to fight antibiotic resistance.
Countries worldwide join forces to step up fight against antimicrobial resistance
19-06-2019 | 17:30
International cooperation in fighting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is to be stepped up. Countries will work together more ...
Netherlands organizes global ministerial conference on antimicrobial resistance
20-06-2014 | 15:16
The Government of the Netherlands, in response to a request by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), is hosting a ...