Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Birla Industrial & Technological Museum and the All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Directorate General of Health Services, Govt. of India is set to launch a health education program on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) among school students, their guardians and teachers.
The objectives of the program are:-
- To determine the baseline knowledge and practice regarding AMR among the students
- To explore awareness, practice and perceptions regarding AMR prevalent in teachers and guardians
- To develop a health education intervention package for students, based on e-Bug intervention modules used in other parts of the country and the world
- To implement the developed health education intervention package among the students (e learning module)
- To evaluate the change in knowledge and practices among the students regarding AMR following the intervention.
The programme will be launched with a Google Form Questionnaire (link given below) to be filled up and submitted by 25 September, 2021.
Eligibility – Students reading between classes IX to XII.
Please click on the following link:-
Dr. Madhumita Dobe, Director- Professor, All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health Kolkata will be the principal investigator for this study assisted by Prof. C S Raklikar. They will be in touch with those filling up the form within the stipulated time mentioned and guide them through the entire programme.