Antimicrobial resistance

World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017

AMR Week – Paving the Way to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance in the Maldives

‘Think Twice, Seek Advice’! – Celebrating Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017

13th-19th November marked the World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The Maldives Food and Drug Authority with support from and in partnership with WHO observed wide range of activities across the country focusing on the theme of ‘Seek advice’ from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics.

Minister of Health HE Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim and WHO Representative Dr Arvind Mathur jointly launched the National Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 2017-2022 in Male at an official multi-stakeholder event which is the hallmark of the plan as it includes and focuses on coordination between the different sectors to strengthen the battle against antimicrobial resistance

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Myanmar World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 activities

WAAW ceremony was held at Naypyidaw in collaboration with MoHS, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI), development partners, concerned professional associations and concerned stakeholders.

Technical seminars were organized which was attended by the officials from National Health Laboratory, Clinician, Myanmar Academy Medical Society, Livestock Breeding, Veterinary Department, FAO and WHO.

There were displays on AMR activities and dissemination of IECs ( bags, umbrella and AMR booklets) to all participants

World Antibiotic Awareness Week activities in India, AMR Plaque

World Antibiotic Awareness Week activities in India, AMR Plaque



Photo gallery of World Antibiotic Awareness Week - Maldives

Awareness session for pharmacists
Awareness session for Pharmacists

Photo gallery of World Antibiotic Awareness Week - Myanmar

Photo gallery of World Antibiotic Awareness Week - Indonesia

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

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