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Results of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 (WAAW 2021) Photography Competition


WAAW 2021- Photography Competition

‘Calling all students to take part in the Photography Competition of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, with special thanks to the Fleming Fund Country Grant Pakistan. Submit your photographs according to the guidelines provided in the google doc link: : https://docs.google.com/document/d/10KO1JWRbGej1XJtRjoCottZN9PcS-Tfk7XO1UlJAu7o/edit?usp=sharing.Get your submissions in by 15th November, 2021 to be in the chance to win a cash prize!’Read More


CALLING ALL CREATIVE KIDS

World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (Nov 18-24 2021), NIH Islamabad is inviting children (age 6-15 years) to create a poster for WAAW theme “Stop Resistance: Spread Awareness.” Draw a picture or design a poster, scan and send it in pdf, JPEG, JPG, formats via email: [email protected] Submit your posters by 14th Nov 2021. Winners ofRead More


International Conference On AMR Containment


Photography Competition for students and general public

Calling all students to take part in the Photography Competition of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, with special thanks to the Fleming Fund Country Grant Pakistan. Get your submissions in by 15th November, 2021 to be in the chance to win a cash prize!


4th Virtual Journal Club (Microbiology and AMR) conducted today on “Drug-resistant Salmonella typhi in Pakistan”.

4th Virtual Journal Club (Microbiology and AMR) conducted today on “Drug-resistant Salmonella typhi in Pakistan”. Dr. Farhan Rasheed, Dr. Ayesha Khalid, and Dr. Afreenish Amir talked about XDR Salmonella, relevant surveillance, and identification mechanisms in-country. More than 100 participants including microbiologists, laboratory personnel, and clinicians attended the session.


Third Virtual Journal Club (Microbiology and AMR)

Third Virtual Journal Club (Microbiology and AMR) conducted today on “Selective reporting of antibiotic susceptibility testing results: a promising antibiotic stewardship tool”. Thanks to Dr. Summiya Nizamuddin, Dr. Abdul Sattar and Dr. Afreenish Amir for proposing solutions on AMS within country. 120 participants including microbiologists, laboratory personnel and clinicians attended the session.


Three days hands-on workshop about “Standardization, analysis (antibiogram) of antimicrobial susceptibility data and uploading on national data portal.

Three days hands-on workshop about “Standardization, analysis (antibiogram) of antimicrobial susceptibility data and uploading on national data portal” started today at NIH in collaboration with WHO with twenty AMR surveillance sites.


AMR Awareness Video by M. Ali Arif and team


AMR Awareness Video by Dr. Rana Usama