Awareness walk on World Antibiotic Week held

Staff Reporter

PESHAWAR: A walk was arranged on World Antibiotic Awareness Week in collaboration with the World Health Organization, National Institute of Health and Khyber Medical College’s Social Welfare Society – heath wing in MTI-KTH.

The objective of arranging the walk was to stop unnecessary use of antibiotics which was attended by acting Medical Director, KTH Prof Dr Irshad Ahmed, Nursing Director Rehmat Ullah, Manager Medical Record Dr Farman and large number of faculty staff, managerial staff, TMOs’, HOs’, Khyber Medical College Social Welfare Society – Health Wing students, nursing and paramedical staff, health professionals and general public.

The students of Khyber Medical College Social Welfare Society – health wing made a pamphlet regarding Antimicrobial Resistance and conducted awareness session in KTH OPD to create awareness among the patients and general public for the betterment of patient care and health professionals. The awareness walk was arranged to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid further development of antibiotic resistance.

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