In surgeries including Caesarian section, Knee replacements or hip surgeries, antibiotics play a vital role in healing the wounds but on contrary to this, imagine what happens if the antibiotics never work on surgical incision (a condition when healing becomes hard ) and the wounds becoming the breeding ground for bacteria with pus.
WHO's European Region, which supplied the most complete data for the report, had a median consumption of 17.9 DDD/1000 inhabitants per day with an nearly 4-fold difference between the lowest- and highest-consuming country in the region.
He said antibiotic resistance had come about due to many complicated factors and needed to be tackled holistically.
"Overuse and misuse of antibiotics are the leading causes of antimicrobial resistance", Suzanne Hill, Director of the Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products at WHO, said in a statement.
Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid, a penicillin type antibiotic used in conjunction with amoxicillin under the brand name Augmentin, are the most frequently used antibiotics. Changing bacteria and market trends could cause more change in how antibiotics are administered. To understand this more fully, she recommends that people become familiar with the National Pork Board's Antibiotic Use Position that was revised earlier this year. In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge, a global public-private partnership to accelerate the fight against antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance.
"We started seeing more and more cases where the bacteria were resistant to the antibiotics that we have available", Smith noted.
Amid ongoing angst about antibiotic resistance, a new report finds wide differences in how these medicines are used in 65 countries and territories, underscoring concerns that some countries may be overusing antibiotics while that access may be insufficient elsewhere.
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Antibiotics can end up in soil, water and the environment at large, giving microbes further opportunity to build up resistance FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Kundhavi Kadiresan, pointed out.
Moeti stated that patients should never demand nor share antibiotics and only use them when prescribed by a certified healthcare professional.
Data presented in this first report varies widely in quality and completeness. It reflects the fact that antibiotics are a precious resource which should only be taken when needed and exactly as prescribed by a physician.
The lowest score was for Burundi, with just 4.44 DDD/1,000 people, which the World Health Organization said reflected limited data. "A multipronged approach - including stewardship to protect the utility of antibiotics, incentives to spur development of new antibiotics, and investment in research and public health initiatives - will be necessary to turn the tide against antibiotic resistance".
This is the week to be antibiotics aware for year-round smart use and best care.
In 2018, NPS MedicineWise published research** about the impact of antimicrobial-resistance programs and antibiotic dispensing for upper respiratory tract infection in Australia.