Study shows high consumption of antibiotics in Belgium

Study shows high consumption of antibiotics in Belgium
More than 40% of affiliated members of the Socialist Health Insurance Mutual have received a minimum of one prescription for antibiotics during the year 2015-2016.© Belga

Antibiotics consumption in Belgium remains very high. A study by the Socialist Health Insurance Mutual (SHIM), published on Monday, shows that young GPs are, however, prescribing up to 30% less antibiotics than their older colleagues. (more…)


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