Communication and training: keys to antimicrobial resistance, new PRAN day on the European Day for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics

Since 2008, the European Day for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics has been celebrated every year, an initiative promoted by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Its objective is to raise awareness about the risks associated with the misuse of antibiotics and to call for responsible consumption, both in human and animal health, to prevent the emergence and development of antimicrobial resistance.




The National Plan against Antibiotic Resistance (PRAN), coordinated by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS), organizes this informative day to raise awareness among society in general and health professionals of the seriousness of the problem. of antimicrobial resistance.




The day will be held on November 17 in person at the Ministry of Health, although it can also be followed by streaming, and will be titled “Communication and training: keys to antimicrobial resistance. It is a day that will be led by Marián García (@boticariagarcia) and which will be attended by:

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. María Jesús Lamas – Director of the AEMPS. Results and achievements of PRAN 2023

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Round table – The importance of training against antimicrobial resistance

  • Helena González, @BigVanCiencia
  • Ignacio López-Goñi, @microBIOblog
  • Jaime Suárez, race organizer Run without Resistance!
  • Jéssica Gil, professor at UCM Microbiology Unit @jessigserna

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Round table – Keys to communication and behavioral change in the field of health

  • David Callejo, @davidcallejo10
  • Esther Gómez, @mienfermerafavorita
  • Guillermo Martín, @farmaenfurecida
  • Víctor Algra, @UnVeterinario

Moderator: Luis Quevedo – Journalist and disseminator

1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Closing speech



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