Peer-review publications for the Antibiotic Guardian campaign
During July 2017 a qualitative evaluation of the Antibiotic Guardian campaign was peer-reviewed and published in BMC Public Health Journal.
On 01 February 2018, the peer-reviewed manuscript: Expansion of the ‘Antibiotic Guardian’ one health behavioural campaign across Europe to tackle antibiotic resistance: pilot phase and analysis of AMR knowledge was published in European Journal of Public Health
On 9 March 2019, the peer-review manuscript: Demographic, Knowledge and Impact Analysis of 57,627 Antibiotic Guardians Who Have Pledged to Contribute to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance was published in Antibiotics journal
The Process and outcome evaluations of the campaign performed and published in 2016 showed the wide reach of the campaign and its success in increasing commitment to tackling AMR in both healthcare professionals and members of the public, through increased s knowledge and changed behaviour (self-reported).
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Antibiotic Guardian was developed in 2014 by UK Health Security Agency. The campaign is led by UK Health Security Agency (PHE) in collaboration with the Devolved Administrations (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland); the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and professional bodies/ organisations towards the ‘One Health’ initiative.
The initial concept for this website and logo was developed jointly with the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, who also kindly provided the initial funding for the website
Antibiotic Guardian supports the UK Antimicrobial Resistance strategy, European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November) and World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November 2016)
Antibiotic Guardian Pledges are available in Dutch (a collaboration with Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee, BAPCOC) French (a collaboration with Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee, BAPCOC) Russian (a collaboration with WHO-Europe) Turkish (a collaboration with WHO-Europe and Turkish Health departments)