Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Setting

To develop a series of health communications aimed at increasing awareness among physicians of CDC's goals of preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistance. The goal of this initiative is to develop an integrated program to prevent emergence and spread of antimicrobial-resistant infections among patients in healthcare settings.
Funding Partners:
  • BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Merck
  • Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • Premier, Inc.
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Vermont Oxford Network, Inc.
  • Wellpoint Foundation
Program Partners:
  • CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Program Location:
  • United States of America