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Evidence-based interventions to improve appropriate use fo antibiotics: The Sri Lankan experience

  • In: One approach doesn’t fit all: Need for country specific interventions to promote appropriate use of antibiotics on Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:30-14:00
  • At: AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2019)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: ZAWAHIR, Mohamed Shukry (The University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)
  • Abstract:

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global problem. It is very common in Sri Lanka, with the notable emergence of multi-drug resistance bacteria [1]. There is therefore an urgent need for interventions to address AMR.

    In 2016, the Sri Lankan government released its six-year national strategic plan to combat AMR [2] and comply with the WHO’s


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