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ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS PROGRAMME - 2016

Posted on : 2016-12-23

 

ANTIBIOTIC AWARNESS PROGRAMME – 2016

 

 

 

ORGANIZETR :     Department of Pharmacy Practice, Grace College of Pharmacy,Kodunthirappully, Palakkad.

 

 

 

Dates & Venues  :   17th November 2016  at Polppully Primary Health Care Centre, Palakkad.

 

21st November 2016 to 25th November 2016 at Karuna Medical College

 

And Hospital, Vilayodi, Chittur.

 

 

 

CAMP CONVENER : Prof. Dr. C.I. Sajeeth, M. Pharm, Ph.D., Vice – Principal, HOD,      Department of Pharmacy Practice, Grace College of Pharmacy.

 

 COORDINATOR :  Dr. Vini Pavithran, Asst. Professor, Grace College of Pharmacy.

 

 STUDENTS : Fifthe Year Pharm.D. Students.

 

 OBJECTIVE : An Antibiotic awareness program was conducted as part of Antibiotic

 

 awareness week with the main objective of improving awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance among the general public.  The theme of the campaign was Antibiotics : Handle with Care.

 

 REPORT :     PolPatients who visited Polpully Primary Health Care Centre and the O.P

 

dept. of Karuna Medical College and Hospital are actively participated in the event. A total of 67 patients were counseled by the students at Polpully Primary Health Care Cnetre and the totals of 50 patients were counseled by the students at Karuna Medical College and Hospital.  The main focus was to raise awareness on antibiotic resistance and the steps that can be taken to limit its spread.  Leaflets and questionnaires prepared by the students were used for the counseling.