WHO, US CDC, ECDC, key partners and Member States are participating in a Twitter storm to send a unified message about taking action against antibiotic resistance. Join us and amplify the message by sending the following tweet at 9 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time/ UTC -4.00)/ (1PM GMT) on 18 November 2019:
Tweet for UK colleagues:
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent global health threats. Everyone has a role to play in improving antibiotic use to help fight #AntibioticResistance. Find out more via www.antibioticguardian.com. cc #AntibioticGuardian #KeepAntibioticsWorking
Adapted tweet for colleagues in South Africa:
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent global health threats. Everyone has a role to play in improving antibiotic use to help fight #AntibioticResistance. Find out more via www.antibioticguardian.com/south-africa cc #ProtectAntibioticsZA #AntibioticGuardian
Date: 22 November 2019
Time: 19:00 SAST, CAT | 20:00 EAT | 17:00 BST | 13:00 EST | 18:00 CET
Moderator: Vanessa Carter
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Because partnerships form an integral part of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals Agenda (SDGs) through Goal 17, this month, hcsmSA will be supporting Antibiotic Guardian South Africa using our 60-minute Twitter chat to promote their pledge campaign during World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019 which takes place between the 18th-24th of November.
Join us for a 60-minute session with our panel experts. All stakeholders locally and globally are welcome. The public transcript will be recorded by Symplur.
Join us for a 60-minute Twitter chat with our panel experts. All stakeholders locally and globally are welcome. The public transcript will be recorded by Symplur.
T1: How much progress has Africa made to combat antibiotic resistance?
T2: What gaps do you think there are in Africa’s efforts to combat antibiotic resistance?
T3: Why should individuals care about antibiotic resistance? How does it affect me in my daily life?
T4: What actions can an individual take to help combat antibiotic resistance?
CT: (Closing thoughts): Is there anything you feel is important to add to this conversation?
Start your answers with T1, T2, T3, T4 or CT for transcript purposes.
Answer only after the moderator prompts. Questions will be prompted every 10 minutes, but keep answers coming using the relevant T and number. Both panel experts and public attendees are encouraged to participate.
Use the #AfricaWAAW hashtag in all tweets so you are visible to others in the chat.
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