- WHO Director-General briefs UN on antimicrobial resistanceThe rise of antimicrobial resistance is a global crisis, recognized as one of the greatest threats to health today.
The threat is easy to describe. Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise in every region of the world. We are losing our first-line antibiotics. This makes a broad range of common infections much more difficult to treat…………
- Antimicrobial resistance a ‘greater threat than cancer by 2050’UK chancellor George Osborne to tell IMF that 10m people a year could die without radical action
Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America released a new guideline: Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program, with 27 recommendations that cover a broad range of antibiotic stewardship interventions
“National antibiotics guideline” released by Indian Ministry of Health.Union health minister of India released the document during International conference on AMR, New Delhi ,organised by MOH and WHO, in Feb 2016.http://www.ncdc.gov.in/…/linkim…/AMR_guideline7001495889.pdf
- Red line and AntibioticsIndia is making good progress in efforts to control the dangerous national and global scenario of antibiotics resistance. Union health ministry has issued public advertisements on the need of getting doctors prescription before consuming antibiotics!
- Antibiotic-resistant superbugs cast a dreaded spellNews on superbugs and Chennai declaration in The Hindu news paperhttp://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/pulse/antibioticresistant-superbugs-cast-a-dreaded-spell/article7261268.ece
- The mania to over-medicateLive Mint article on antibiotic overuse quotes Coordinator of Chennai declaration“And it’s not just excessive prescription of antibiotics, but underproduction of critical drugs that is causing this crisis, says Abdul Ghafur, consultant, infectious diseases and clinical microbiology, Apollo Specialty Hospital, Chennai……http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/iT8NBqlkKqA6Qe9HuqwP8M/The-mania-to-overmedicate.html