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:-

  1. To determine the baseline knowledge and practice regarding AMR among the students
  2. To explore awareness, practice and perceptions regarding AMR prevalent in teachers and guardians
  3. 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
  4. To implement the developed health education intervention package among the students (e learning module)
  5. 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.