Antibiotic (antimicrobial) resistance

Help prevent antibiotic resistance by learning about its causes, impact and which bacteria and illnesses are antibiotic-resistant. Also discover helpful resources.

About antibiotic resistance

Learn how antibiotic resistance develops, how resistant bacteria are spread and how to reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria & illnesses

Discover which bacteria and illnesses are antibiotic-resistant and why they can be  difficult to treat.

Impacts of antibiotic resistance

Know the risks of antibiotic resistance to human health and who is most at risk.

Prevention of antibiotic resistance

Help prevent antibiotic resistance by following these tips on avoiding illness and using antibiotics responsibly.

Antibiotic resistance research & surveillance

Learn how antibiotic use and resistance are researched and monitored in Canada

Antibiotic resistance awareness materials

Find print-ready and online resources to raise awareness on antibiotic resistance.

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