World Antibiotic Awareness Week

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About this event:

The National Institute of Health (NIH), Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Islamabad in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) had organized Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness seminar of 15th November 2017 at PIMS Islamabad with the theme: “Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics.”

The aim of the seminar is to increase awareness regarding the rational use of antibiotics and microbial resistance and also to promote best practices among the general public and health workers to avoid emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

This seminar was a part of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week being celebrated by NIH, Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination. The health professionals from human and animal sectors participated in this seminar.