Speaking at a seminar in Karachi, international experts said that five million people died in 2019 due to ineffectiveness of antibiotics.
Professor Zeba Haq, principal of Dow International Medical College, has said that there is a need to set up a committee at the national level to formulate guidelines on the lines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Most countries in the world have reduced their mortality rates by following AHA guidelines. Dow University has prepared proposals for formulating Pakistani guidelines, he said
Karachi: A seminar titled ‘Prophylaxis’ was held at Dow University Ojha campus in Karachi.
The seminar was also addressed by Prof Zeba Haq, Principal, Dow International Medical College and other domestic and foreign health experts.
Addressing the seminar, Dr. Zeba Haq said that there is a need to be careful in the use of antibiotic (disinfectant) medicines and legislation should be made to prevent their unnecessary, unnecessary and excessive use.
Dr. Zeba Haq said that there is a need to set up a committee at the national level to formulate guidelines on the lines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Most countries in the world have reduced their mortality rates by following AHA guidelines.
Dr Taner Yıldız, who came from the Netherlands, said that in 2019, five million people lost their lives due to the ineffectiveness of pesticides. This is an international issue. That is why there are strict guidelines for the use of antibiotic medicines in the Netherlands, which are updated from time to time, disinfectants are not used in minor procedures and surgery.
Assistant Professor Cardiology Dr Hashim Nadeem while addressing the seminar said that due to unnecessary, unnecessary and abundance of medicines, their effectiveness is decreasing. Their use should be minimized due to resistance to antibiotics and its risks.
Dr Shamim Bahram, Consultant Infectious Diseases, Indus Hospital, said in his address that the germs should be detected by better diagnosing the patients, after which the medicine should be prescribed accordingly.
While addressing the seminar, other experts said that patients with common heart diseases do not need antibiotics in infection, but patients with complex heart diseases should be given effective antibiotics according to the need.
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