Related Systems


The use of antibiotics in food production can result in drug-resistant bacteria entering the diet of the population. Food-borne infections, such as typhoid fever from contaminated food products, could become resistant to first-line treatment of antibiotics.

WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

Potable water, good sanitation and hygiene practices can all reduce the overall burden of infectious diseases in a population. By doing so, antibiotic treatments can be averted, and rising drug resistance, in part, stemmed.