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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Antibiotic Resistance is a serious and growing phenomenon in contemporary medicine and has emerged as one of the pre-eminent public health concerns of the 21st century. In countries like India, where antibiotics can be bought easily without a prescription, the emergence and spread...

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Antibiotic Resistance: Factsheet

What is antibiotic resistance (ABR)? Antibiotics are medicines used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance (ABR) occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines. Bacteria, not humans or animals, become antibiotic-resistant. These bacteria may...

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Antibiotic Resistance: Broader Implications for Humanity

Since 2015, MSF has been working on antibiotic resistance in collaboration with the Ministry of Health in West Bengal, India. As part of the project, a baseline audit of prescribing practices of district hospital doctors as well as health promotion...

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MSF observes World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will observe World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from November 13th - 17th in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Asansol District Hospital in West Bengal. As part...

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