Antibiotics Awareness Week 18 – 24 November

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) is held each November to increase awareness of antibiotic resistance. Key Messages for Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019 Antibiotics are a precious resource that could be lost. Antibiotic resistance is happening now – it is a worldwide problem that affects human and animal health. Antibiotic resistance happens when bacteria stops an Continue Reading

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict – Wednesday November 6

“Though mankind has always counted its war casualties in terms of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, destroyed cities and livelihoods, the environment has often remained the unpublicised victim of war. Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.” Furthermore, the United Nations Environment Continue Reading