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AGE MAHE
Antibiotic Guardianship and Education Group of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education
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Battle Superbugs Apr 12
This is no joke: The vast majority of used in the world go to food animals -- to compensate for dirty living conditions and to grow the animals faster. We need major reforms in this sector and we need it urgently.
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Mediscuss Mar 24
Here's an article on understanding antibiotics, written for general public.
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AGE MAHE Mar 22
The perils of antibiotic overuse. When needed, are lifesaving. When used indiscriminately, there are definite risks. With antibiotics, be smart!
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AGE MAHE Mar 21
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Battle Superbugs Mar 20
One of our colleagues is in and spotted this on the bus! Loving the educational campaign of to raise awareness about use and !
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @AGE_MAHE
"Save antibiotics, just like you save water and electricity, for our future generations." - Dr. Bharti Magazine
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @shashikiranu
" lose their potency as we use them against microbes that can and will develop resistance.10-15 years from today, when our children have pneumonia, we won’t be able to counter it with antibiotics. It’s not about today, it’s about tomorrow.”  -
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @AGE_MAHE
is a problem that is in fact the highest globally in India. To specifically target this problem, we’ve decided to start a dialogue on it as the first step.” - Dr Vandana KE
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @AGE_MAHE
"Our approach is not 'no use' of at all, but 'smart use'. The stakeholders in this industry are so many in number, from the government to pharmacists to doctors and finally, patients. Similarly, we too have adopted a multipronged approach." - Dr. Muralidhar Varma
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @AGE_MAHE
“Ten years back, we would get 1-2 cases of a month. Now? 1-2 such cases every day. A 16 yr boy has urinary tract infection; it’s incurable. Because of . Some major diseases like cancer have cure. These minor infections are now an epidemic.” - Dr Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Replying to @AGE_MAHE
114 doctors registered and most of them attended this CME-Workshop. They recognised that is a global problem that affects our individual patients with . It's our responsibility to take steps in curbing the emergence of antimicrobial resistance.
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
Conducted an interactive CME, "Smart Antibiotic Use", for doctors of Udupi district, in collaboration with IMA Udupi-Karavali and KMC Manipal, sponsored by student media org covered this and published this article.
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AGE MAHE Mar 20
It’s not about today, it’s about tomorrow.
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AGE MAHE Mar 16
are needed for treating infections caused by , not viruses. Don't treat viral infections with antibiotics. Antibiotics for bacteria Antivirals for viruses Antifungals for fungus
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AGE MAHE Mar 12
Let's save Antibiotics. They saved us!
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AGE MAHE Mar 10
Antibiotics Save Lives, but they face resistance by bacteria. Unnecessary use makes bacteria stronger, and antibiotics weaker. Be Smart,
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AGE MAHE Mar 10
Doc: Let me give you an antibiotic to be on the safer side... No! No one is safe with unnecessary antibiotic use. Apart from the adverse effects of the antibiotic, the whole society is exposed to ().
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AGE MAHE Mar 9
We are a focused group working on Antibiotic Guardianship and Education at Antibiotics are precious. They save lives. But they become ineffective when bacteria develop resistance. It's happening. Let's use antibiotics rationally, let's be smart.
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