World Health Organization


Cite as

  • Country: Kingdom of Belgium
  • Committee: World Health Organisation
  • Topic: Antibiotic resistance as a threat to the public health.
  • Delegate: Konrad Pijanowski

Current situation in Belgium:

According to the survey carried out by TNS Opinion & Social at the request of the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers Belgian citizens are among the best informed about effects of antibiotics. The same can be said about knowledge of effectiveness and ineffectiveness of antibiotics on different illnesses. This is the result of social campaigns carried out by the government. One half of respondents have admitted that they have seen at least one campaing and remembered passed information. What is the most important...