His Excellency the Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Qasim Muhammad Bahibah, inaugurated in the temporary capital, Aden, this Sunday morning, the activities of the World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week.
Which is implemented by the Therapeutic Medicine Sector of the Ministry of Public Health and Population.
It lasts until the 24th of this month
It includes awareness-raising activities and scientific lectures related to antimicrobials and targets health and community personnel.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Qasim Bahibah, confirmed
In his speech during the inauguration of World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week
The Ministry of Health’s interest in this vital aspect
Showing the need to adhere to the standard conditions during medical and health practices and adhere to the duty to prescribe antibiotics when necessary, according to the amount of need, and complete the full dose.
Dr. Bahibah pointed out the importance of strengthening the comprehensive concept to avoid many problems in the health sector, and also the need to rationalize the use of antibiotics and distribute them without a doctor’s prescription.
On the one hand, the Undersecretary of the Sector of Therapeutic Medicine, Dr. Shawqi Al-Sharjabi, pointed out some effects linking the efficiency and the life and health of the citizen.
Dr. Al-Sharjabi pointed out that antibiotics are dispensed without control and indiscriminately, thus affecting the life of the citizen negatively and healthily and leading to many complications.
Noting the role played by the organizers of the event
Which includes an educational and informational program aimed at raising the level of antibiotic use.
The Director General of the General Department of Quality and Infection Control at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Amin Salman, reviewed some steps to improve awareness work towards one of the ten most dangerous deadly diseases, requiring to face the challenges and stand up. to them to achieve positive and tangible results and aiming to legalize the distribution of antimicrobial drugs.
Many speeches were given at the event, all of which touched on the importance of raising awareness about the dangers of using antimicrobials.
The scientific and training program for the event includes three lectures, the first by the campaign coordinator, Dr. Anis Al-Mihdhar, on the policies and procedures of the Ministry of Health and the package of integrated activities for antimicrobial surveillance, while the second lecture . by the Director of Quality Management, Dr. Enas Aklan, addressed antimicrobial resistant microbes.
During the third lecture by the Head of the Pharmacology Department at the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Roshan, addressed the recycling of antibiotics by breaking bacterial resistance.
The inaugural program was attended by the President of the University of Aden, Dr. Al-Khader Nasser Lasur, the Undersecretary of the Primary Health Care Sector, Dr. Ali Ahmed Al-Walidi, the President of the Yemeni Medical Council, D- ro. Ali Obaid Al-Salami, and a number of scholars and specialists in health and medical matters.