Antibiotic Resistance

Winter 2018 NACCHO Exchange: Bridging Local Public Health and Healthcare

In the latest issue of NACCHO Exchange, local health departments from around the nation discuss how they are connecting public health and healthcare to improve population health. The issue includes the following articles: BUILD Health…

International Infection Prevention Week 2017: Local Approaches to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs have revolutionized treatment of infectious diseases. However, even at the time of discovery, Fleming himself cautioned that resistance was a…