Walk on Antibiotic Awareness at NIH

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About this event:


Being the focal point for AMR, the National Institute of Health (NIH) under the auspices of Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) is observing World Antibiotic Awareness Week from 12-18 Nov 2018. The theme of this year’s antibiotic awareness week is“Change can’t wait. Our time with antibiotics is running out”.

In this regard, the National Institute of Health (NIH), Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Islamabad in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO)  organized an awareness walk. The aim of the event was to raise awareness about the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing.This event will also create awareness regarding the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in humans and animals. A large number of health professionals, students, partners and media personnel participated in the event.