Antibiotic Awareness Week 2015: Health Professional resources
Use the NPS MedicineWise Antibiotic Awareness Week resources to help raise awareness and spread knowledge about this serious health issue. Find links below for our campaign posters, infographics and fact sheets.
Use our campaign toolkit to get involved in every aspect of the Antibiotic Awareness Week. Read about our key messages, the problem of antibiotic resistance and what we’re doing to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance. Share our social media guide, host your own workplace event and download our materials and resources: our toolkit contains plenty of ways that you can help fight antibiotic resistance
- Download and share our Campaign toolkit
Overuse and misuse of antibiotics is increasing the problem of antibiotic resistance. We are all part of the problem and the solution. Use this fact sheet to discover some common misconceptions about antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance.
- Download our Antibiotic Awareness Week fact sheet
'Be a part of the solution' poster
Download, share and display this poster with other health professionals who might be interested in the facts and figures around antibiotic resistance. For example: without action now, by 2050 up to 10 million people may die every year from untreatable infections.
- Download and share the 'be a part of the solution' poster
'Antibiotic Awareness Week' poster
Download and share this poster in your workplace, organisation, community group or school. Display the poster in a high traffic area to encourage people to think differently about antibiotics use in Australia.
- Download and share the Antibiotic Awareness Week poster
'Superbugs don't need a passport' image
Share this graphic on social media to help raise awareness of the global threat of antibiotic resistance. Superbugs don’t need a passport – no matter where you are in the world, no one is immune to the threat of antibiotic-resistance infections.
- Download and share the image
'Without antibiotics' image
Share this graphic on social media to help raise awareness of the global threat of antibiotic resistance. Without antibiotics, bacterial infections will take over. It’s hard to imagine that 100 years ago, we had no effective cure for bacterial infections. Handle antibiotics with care to avoid returning to this pre-antibiotic era..
- Download and share the image
Antibiotic Awareness Week pledge badge
As a health professional, whether you prescribe, dispense or provide advice about antibiotics you can make a difference. As a community of health professionals, we must step up and act now. Pledge to fight antibiotic resistance join the fight. You can also promote the Antibiotic Awareness Week 2015 by embedding our pledge badge on your website and linking to our campaign.
- Download and share the pledge on your website
Antibiotic Awareness Week 2015: Handle with Care video
Imagine a world without effective antibiotics—one where simple infections could be life threatening. Share this short video (50 second) to spread knowledge about antibiotic resistance.
Antibiotic Awareness Week 2015: top videos from Tropfest
This Antibiotic Awareness Week share our acclaimed short films from our collaboration with the world’s largest short film festival Tropfest, #SaveTheScript. The witty, creative and engaging films are a great way to raise awareness on your social media channels.
View the top 3 films below and you can view all the other entrants on our YouTube channel. We are encouraging everyone to share their favourites on social media.
Health professionals - take the pledge
Antibiotic resistance is everyone's problem. All health professionals have a responsibility to preserve the miracle of antibiotics.
If you are prescribing, dispensing or working with people taking antibiotics, take the pledge and help reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance.