August 13, 2022
11 11 11 AM
PHOTOCAP: IKORODU DIAMOND LIONS CLUB VISITS ADULT LITERACY CLASS AT ALLISON IN IKORODU LOCAL GOVERNMENT ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
IKORODU METRO LIONS CLUB & UNIQUE NELLY ACADEMY CERTIFIES FREE MAKE-UP & GELE STUDENTS, URGE THEM TO ENTERPRISE THEIR SKILLSET ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT DISBANDS M.O.T ENFORCEMENT TEAM ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
HON. KOLADE ALABI, BLDR DAINI CHARGES COUNCILLORS TO REMAIN POWER OF THE GRASSROOTS AT 2022 LAGOS STATE COUNCILLORS FORUM MEETING ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
SANWO-OLU: WE HAVE HEALED PSYCHOLOGICALLY FROM END-SARS SAGA & GAINED LAGOSIANS TRUST ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
0
INN Updates
PHOTOCAP: IKORODU DIAMOND LIONS CLUB VISITS ADULT LITERACY CLASS AT ALLISON IN IKORODU LOCAL GOVERNMENT ®™√ INN Nigeria © IKORODU METRO LIONS CLUB & UNIQUE NELLY ACADEMY CERTIFIES FREE MAKE-UP & GELE STUDENTS, URGE THEM TO ENTERPRISE THEIR SKILLSET ®™√ INN Nigeria © LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT DISBANDS M.O.T ENFORCEMENT TEAM ®™√ INN Nigeria © HON. KOLADE ALABI, BLDR DAINI CHARGES COUNCILLORS TO REMAIN POWER OF THE GRASSROOTS AT 2022 LAGOS STATE COUNCILLORS FORUM MEETING ®™√ INN Nigeria © SANWO-OLU: WE HAVE HEALED PSYCHOLOGICALLY FROM END-SARS SAGA & GAINED LAGOSIANS TRUST ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

IJEDE GENERAL HOSPITAL CALLS THE ATTENTION OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO THE DEADLY TENDENCY OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE (AMR) ~ INN Nigeria

Okoh enumerated the causes of antibiotic resistance to include over-prescription of antibiotics to patients, incomplete medical treatment, abuse of antibiotics in livestock and fish farming, lack of hygiene, poor sanitation, and lack of introduction of new antibiotics.

The General Hospital, Ijede, has called the attention of the general public to the deadly tendency of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), saying that the effects of antibiotic resistance could be a bigger crisis than the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), if care is not taken Matron Mary Okoh, Principal Nursing Officer, Ijede General Hospital, disclosed this during the periodic Continuous Medical Education (CME) programme organised for medical staff of the facility, describing AMR as a phenomenon driven by rampant misuse of antimicrobial agents.

She disclosed that failure to address the problem of antibiotics resistance could result in 10 million deaths by 2050.

She stressed that AMR strikes hardest on poor treatment of resistant infections, untreatable infections in animals, which threaten sustainable food production of the growing population and antibiotic residues from hospitals.

While giving a statistical analysis of AMR in Nigeria, Okoh revealed that the systematic review on antibiotics use carried out by Nigeria in 2017 indicated that only 42% of patients examined completed the prescribed dose of antibiotics.

The Matron opined that increasing awareness, promoting rational access to antibiotics and antimicrobial stewardship, investing in research to quantify the cost of resistance and developing new antimicrobials, can help curb the incidence of antimicrobial resistance.

INN's Sir Mikky Here, Let's Talk!
en_USEnglish
Powered by TranslatePress »
%d bloggers like this: