Spread the word - NOT deadly germs

About AMR Aware

The mission of AMR Aware Inc. is to educate local communities about antimicrobial resistance.

ARM Aware Inc. has partnered with Rotary to make sure we know how to protect our local community. With practical steps we can stop the rapidly increasing strength and number of superbugs locally — and globally.

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Our History

AMR (antimicrobial resistance) is increasing and becoming a global health problem. AMR Aware Inc. (ABN 55433946400) was registered as a not-for-profit on 28 February 2017 to address this problem.

Globe and syringe

Our Vision

AMR Aware Inc.’s vision is to educate the public with practical steps to control antimicrobial resistance before ‘superbugs’ become a crisis. We are running AMR awareness and public health campaigns throughout Australia.

Statistics and Data On

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.

  • Can affect anyone, of any age, in any country
  • Occurs naturally, but misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is accelerating the process
  • Are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less effective

Antibiotic resistance leads to longer hospital stays, higher medical costs and increased mortality.

700,000
Die of untreatable infections now
10,000,000
Lives lost per year by 2050
70 %
Antibiotics end up in animals and fish
Global and Local AMR Awareness

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