National Institute of Health in collaboration with World Health Organization today (Friday) organized an awareness walk on Antimicrobial Resistance.
The aim of the event was to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing.
The event was held to create awareness of the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in humans and animals.
A large number of health professionals, students, partners, and media personnel participated in the event.
On this occasion, Maj. Gen. Aamer Ikram, Executive Director said that it’s a serious problem and one with the potential to develop into a global health crisis.