World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2021 Kicks Off

Press Release | 18 November 2021. The Philippine Inter-Agency Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR) and national partners kick off the celebration of the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) to enjoin the public to be AMR Awareness Champions Manila, 18 November 2021 – The Philippine Inter-Agency Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR) and national partners kicked off the continue reading : World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2021 Kicks Off

Win the War against AMR

Infectious diseases kill millions of people around the world, 95% of them live in resource-constrained areas. In the 1940s, the discovery of antimicrobials revolutionized man’s ability to treat infectious diseases through these life-saving drugs. However, only for a few decades later, health practitioners across the globe can no longer expect that all these agents work. continue reading : Win the War against AMR

Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Training for Selected Level III Hospitals

Press Release | 2 March 2017.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now a significant public health threat that causes major health and economic consequences both in human and veterinary health. It claims lives, prolongs illnesses, increases healthcare costs and financial burden, and affects trade and global security. The global health community has identified irrational use/ misuse continue reading : Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Training for Selected Level III Hospitals

Department of Health (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO) Unite to Win the War Against Antimicrobial Resistance

The Philippines joins the global movement to advocate the responsible use of antibiotics as the Department of Health (DOH) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) leads the celebration of the Philippine Antibiotic Awareness Week (PAAW) 2016. This week-long celebration launches the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Program today, in Manila Pavillion which aims to address continue reading : Department of Health (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO) Unite to Win the War Against Antimicrobial Resistance