Oregonians working together for Antibiotic Resistance Education

Since its inception in 2001, the Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) has promoted judicious use of antibiotics for respiratory infections. CHP is a supporter of AWARE. As you’ll see here, Oregon has made some progress over the last decade, but antimicrobial resistance still poses significant health threats: each year in the United States, resistant bacteria cause at least 2 million serious infections and kill at least 23,000 people.

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