Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Stewardship program in Karnataka

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health problem that is affecting the delivery of effective healthcare, while adding significant strain on financial resources. In India, this is worsening the existing burden of infectious diseases.

Aim: This community-centered and trans-disciplinary health system strengthening stewardship project aims to engage with vital partners in public health, social and biomedical sciences in Karnataka for synergistic activities to be conducted in AMRS. This engagement led by Karnataka State Pharmacy Council in partnership with other organisations, aims to address the contextually specific public health challenges due to the increasing antimicrobial resistance, by influencing policy and health care institutional stewardship programs.

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Tobacco cessation program:

KSPC in collaboration with Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Mandya conducted a study on tobacco cessation by Clinical Pharmacist. The primary objective was to assess the tobacco cessation program impact on the individual who are on tobacco users in Mandya district among college students, school children, farmers, etc.

WHO - Setting up of five drug information centers in northern India

(participants of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Goa and Haryana)


Tobacco cessation program:
WHO - International workshop on Drug Information to participants of SAARC countries Training Programs

KSPC has conducted numerous training programs for hospital and community pharmacist's, doctors, nurses.