SUMMARY OF THE KEY LEARNINGS IN THE AMRLEP PROGRAM
The origin and key players involved in the development of antibiotics. Also the burden this menace tends to portray for all the stake holders is inclusive. This burden is almost in exhaustible ranging from economic, health as well as the negative impact on the different initiative being made by the respective countries. The need to strengthen surveillance data and the mitigating factor against the proper and appropriate surveillance approach that will help put an end to this emerging tsunami.
Also the one health approach, this simply emphasize the fact that every stakeholders has a critical part to play in other to put an end to antimicrobial resistance. The humans, the animals, the immediate environment plays a critical role in eradicating antimicrobial resistance.
Design thinking is also one of the important takeaway from this programme.
One very important aspect of the programme that i as participant have been able to implement is
CAPACITY BUILDING: I have activated capacity building programme among all stakeholders both in and outside the health sector. The capacity building programme has benefitted and entrenched among students with the formation of clubs and association commencing from secondary schools to tertiary institutions. Major stakeholders in the hospital are not limited to only the Doctors, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists rather all the hospital workers. Each of the workers has been educated on the peculiarities of their roles and responsibilities in tackling antimicrobial resistance. Other efforts such as inappropriate drug prescription, administration, effective laboratory services that will encompass quality control of test protocols and reagents.
KEY QUOTES: Antimicrobial Resistance A “Silent Tsunami”