DOH is looking for AMR CHAMPIONS! The detailed mechanics and guidelines may be accessed through this link: Deadline of submission of entries is on November 16, 2022. If you think you or your organization has what it takes to be an AMR CHAMPION, join the contest now!

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022 Campaign

As we celebrate the WAAW this year, we will be adopting the local theme, “Sama-samang magtulungan upang antimicrobial resistance ay mapigilan.” Given the inter-relatedness of human and animal health, plant production, food safety, and the environment in both the evolution of AMR and the solutions to this problem, tackling it…

The DOH Pharmaceutical Division continues to cascade the National Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) training program for hospitals through the blended learning framework

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing public health threat globally even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Cognizant that antibiotic overuse and misuse in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic may potentially exacerbate the AMR situation in the country and may put stewardship efforts at risk, the DOH acknowledged the more urgent…