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Belgium cuts antibiotic use by 12%

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7315.710/b (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:710
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    A concerted campaign by Belgian public health authorities succeeded in reducing consumption of antibiotics in the country by 12% last winter.

    As spring approached, however, the initial impact of the initiative declined. It had been launched by public health and social …

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