Conduct of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for all Level III Hospitals in the Philippines

The Department of Health – Pharmaceutical Division, through the support from the World Health Organization (WHO) has established a National Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) program with the following objectives: (1) to institutionalize leadership and mechanisms for clinical governance in the area of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR); (2) to establish positive behavioral changes in terms of antimicrobial prescribing, continue reading : Conduct of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for all Level III Hospitals in the Philippines

Conduct of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for all Level II Hospitals in the Philippines

Conduct of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for all Level II Hospitals in the Philippines The Department of Health – Pharmaceutical Division, through the support from the World Health Organization (WHO) has established a National Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) program with the following objectives: (1) to institutionalize leadership and mechanisms for clinical governance in the area of continue reading : Conduct of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for all Level II Hospitals in the Philippines

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