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National Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 2020 has been successfully concluded at Islamabad.

 


The N I H, in collaboration with the Fleming Fund Country Grant, has organized National Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 19-20 August 2020.

 


Training on basic Microbiology Techniques was conducted by NIH in collaboration with DAI.

Training on basic Microbiology Techniques was conducted by NIH in collaboration with DAI, using the virtual platform of AMR ECHO Pakistan. The purpose of the training was to build capacity and quality testing for microbiology laboratories at sentinel sites.  


Whonet training for AMR surveillance sentinel sites by NIH

A one day virtual orientation and basic training on WHONET software has been conducted on 28th May 2020 for the new AMR surveillance sentinel sites (including Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi, Nishtar Hospital Multan, CMH Multan, Jinnah Hospital Lahore, Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences Muzaffarabad). The training was conducted by NIH in collaboration with John StellingRead More


LIMS assessement and WHONET Training at Rawal Institute of Health Sciences

LIMS assessement and WHONET Training was carried on at microbiology laboratory at Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Rawalpindi on 20th February 2020. Microbiology data storage and sharing through software was the objective of the training that was achieved successfully.


LIMS assessment at Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi

LIMS assessment was conducted at microbiology laboratory at Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi on 24th February, 2020. AMR online dataset and Laboratory Information Management System was areas of interest to strengthen the educational base of the concerned staff.


LIMS assessment and WHONET Training at Holy Family Hospital

LIMS assessment and WHONET Training was conducted at microbiology laboratory at Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi on 3rd March, 2020 by NIH microbiology and IT team. LIMS software was discussed with detailed discussion on  data sharing mechanisms.


LIMS and WHONET Training at Railway Hospital Rawalpindi

LIMS and WHONET Training at microbiology laboratory at Railway Hospital Rawalpindi on 6th March, 2020 was held by NIH microbiology and IT team. Railway hospital is included as one of the AMR surveillance sentinel site in 2020. LIMS questionnaire was discussed and filled. The discussion on data sharing and laboratory information database management helped toRead More


AMR surveillance: Data Audit Training sessions

NIH ECHO platform has been used to support the AMR Surveillance Sentinel Sites on data quality management, GLASS data generation and LIMS system strengthening. Regular training sessions have been conducted with sites to discuss the data files received from them in Jan-March 2020. The importance of collecting and sharing all variables have been discussed. ThisRead More