In commemoration of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, the Anti-Microbial Stewardship sub-committee of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital today, conducted a three-hour lecture on combating antimicrobial resistance.
Under the theme “” Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together,” the event attracted a substantial audience comprising students, faculty, and other participants invested in the issue.
Acknowledging the role played by the Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee in organizing the event, Prof. Darlington Obaseki, the Chief Medical Director of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, expressed his sincere appreciation for their efforts in his address as he briefly talked on Anti–microbial resistance.
Distinguished guest speakers contributed to the event, delivering informative presentations on various facets of antimicrobial resistance. Prof. Cyprian Oshomah elaborated on “Antimicrobial Resistance: What about the Environment?” shedding light on the interconnection between environmental factors and the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
Prof. Paul Nwiyi emphasized collaboration in his presentation, titled “Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together,” highlighting the significance of collective action to combat this global health concern.