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Ratna Devi
Ratna Devi Campaign leader

India is one of the highest consumers of antibiotics in the world.

Antimicrobial resistance

World Health Organization
Antimicrobial resistance New antibiotics needed for 12 families of bacteria 27 February 2017 – WHO’s list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" include bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list is intended to guide and promote research and development of new antibiotics in an effort to address growing global…Read More
Ratna Devi
Ratna Devi Campaign leader

Imagine the unsuspecting population consuming these medicines and not recovering from their illnesses

Spurious, expired medicines worth Rs10 crore seized in Patna - ET HealthWorld

ETHealthworld.com
A policeman showing fake medicine after a raid at a pharmacy in Patna on Tuesday.PhotoPatna: The Bihar police and drug control wing authorities on Friday seized fake and expired medicines and surgical items worth over Rs 10 crore in what was officially described as the biggest breakthrough against the life-threatening trade in the state in 13…Read More
Ratna Devi
Ratna Devi Campaign leader

very important to control antibiotic usage under the circumstances

CAG's damning data: No quality control on drugs - ET HealthWorld

ETHealthworld.com
Representational imageHYDERABAD: The health department has been compromising on the quality of drugs supplied to state-run hospitals. This, despite reports of inferior quality and expired drugs being used in government hospitals, putting many lives at risk. Giving credence to allegations on service and drug quality in state-run hospitals,…Read More
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