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AWARE - Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education

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About Us

The Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) is a statewide coalition that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics.

AWARE is part of Acute & Communicable Disease Prevention in the Center for Public Health Practice.

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We educate the public and support health care providers in making judicious prescribing decisions. The partnership includes physicians, health care providers, public health agencies, higher education representatives and consumer/community-based organizations.

Vision
 
 

Mission
Oregon AWARE encourages the appropriate use of antibiotics and aims to reduce the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Oregon.
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Goals
  1. To raise public awareness about the importance of using antibiotics wisely.
  2. To encourage Oregon’s physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to appropriately prescribe antibiotics.
  3. To enlist the aid of community-based organizations to reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics and promote self-care for viral illnesses.

What We Do

Contact Us

Phone:971-673-1111
FAX:971-673-1100
 
 

Address

AWARE - Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 772
Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM