Wednesday, May 7, 2008

JOIN the Indian Initiative for Management of Antibiotic Resistance -IIMAR

join the initiative by sending email to antibio.resistance@gmail.com. Articles, links etc. are welcome at this email address, we will include them on this and allied web pages with full credit to the contributor.

21 comments:

AB said...

greta start hope this continues to be a big movement !!

vivek said...

ya i had been to the meeting at ix dorabji memorial symposium but what i observed was everybody was involved in blame

Dr. A. J. Tamhankar said...

Dr. Deepak Kumaraswamy has written that....
Its a Good start. One of the factors which we all should consider is the irrational use of medicine especially the antibiotics and many factors that guide the use of antibiotics. Considering the vastness of this topic it would be better to post this topic for a wider discussion and summate the views to form a strategy on which this theme will work in relation to Increased adverse drug reactions and drug events and Increasing antimicrobial resistance.

Dr. A. J. Tamhankar said...

Dr Rajendra P Joshi, Central Govt. Health Scheme, Bangalore has sent an email…..
I look forward to learn and if possible contribute information to this noble cause.

Dr. A. J. Tamhankar said...

Dear Dr.Tamhankar,
This is Dr.Radha Madhavan, Professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology, SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, SRM Nagar,Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram DistrictTamilnadu 603203.
I am planning to conduct a CME programme on " antibiotic Susceptibility testing" for Microbiologists from Tamilnadu and Podicherry states. I intend involving clinicians also in this programme.This is mainly to create awareness among not only microbiologists but also among clinicians for rational use and proper interpretation of laboratory tests, taking into account the age, clinical background, consideration of renal and hepatic involvement of the patient for whom the antibiotic sensitivity testing is performed.
I would be very happy if IIMAR also would consider conducting such programmes to create more awareness about this problem.
Thank you,
Yours sincerely
Radha Madhavan

Atul said...

Dear Dr. Tamhankar,
I have prepared a few powerpoint animations on bacterial drug resistance. Simple ones. I will mail them to you if you are ready to make them available to all free-of-cost.

We have prepared and are using an antibiotic policy from 2007 at our hospital.

Thanks,
Dr. R. D. Kulkarni,
Professor and Head,
Dept. of Microbiology,
SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital,
Sattur, Dharwad 580 009
Karnataka

Dr. A. J. Tamhankar said...

Dear Dr. Kulkarni
Congratulations for using an antibiotic policy at your hospital.
on receiving the PP I will make it available free of cost to anybody. I will also put it on the blog itself, if possible.If you know how to make it available on this blog, you are welcome to do so.

Dr.Ashok Tamhankar

Dr. A. J. Tamhankar said...

Please see Dr. Mira Shiva`s Comments on http://wewantantibiotics.blogspot.com

AB said...

i feel , it wud be in the best interest to have a daily or weekly topic of discussion on the blog , in the area o antibiotic resistance and the moderator (or moderators) can summat ethe views at the end of it all , which can be then jotted down as a blog entry in article format and circulated to all thru the net! tat wud bring out more ideas, issues nad means to solve the problem at hand

Anonymous said...

i think we need a real awareness not more in terms of just words rather it should be more in terms of deeds .start wrkin than blaming the situation

Erika said...

Keep up the good work.

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