CDC Launches FY2018 Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Investment Map, which includes an interactive web app and printable state- and city-specific fact sheets describing CDC’s work to tackle AR. CDC updates the map data annually to provide updates on funding investments and initiatives aimed at addressing AR. The latest update also includes a new summary of extramural global AR investments, highlighting successes achieved through CDC’s AR Solutions Initiative.

The map and fact sheets can be used to better understand how CDC supports AR activities in your area. The updated AR Investment Map features:

  • Global and domestic extramural collaborations to identify and implement innovative solutions to protect people from the threat of antibiotic resistance.
  • More than 170 state-reported successes, like containing rare and concerning resistant germs to protect communities and stop dangerous germs from spreading.
  • Printable global-, state- and city-specific fact sheets that describe how CDC invests in activities in that area.

With these investments and the Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, CDC, in partnership with health departments, academia, and healthcare, is transforming how the nation combats and slows antibiotic resistance at all levels. Working together we can stand up a full, faster response to protect Americans from this threat.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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