SHEA Signs on to the World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance (WAAAR) declaration against antibiotic resistance
- Monday, 23 June 2014
Date Published:6/23/2014 9:54:00 AM
SHEA is a medical society that is supporting the efforts of WAAAR, a group of 700 individuals from 55 different countries representing all the key stakeholders (physicians, veterinarians, microbiologists, surgeons, pharmacists, nurses, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, environmentalists, patient advocacy groups). The primary goal of WAAAR is to raise awareness about the urgency and magnitude of the antibiotic resistance threat and to promote an international dialogue to assist in effective responses. The Alliance is dedicated to actively promoting antibiotic preservation and to raising awareness among antibiotic prescribers, politicians and policy-makers, patient safety and advocacy groups, the pharmaceutical industry, international health organizations, and the general population. Please read the declaration to find out more about this effort.