Observing World antibiotic awareness week

Coinciding with the first World Antibiotic Awareness Week which is being held from the 16 to 22 November 2015. The Ministry of Health in collaboration  with Drungtsho BBS and Ministry of Agriculture organized a Live awareness program on the BBS 2 on 18 November aimed to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, policy-makers and the agriculture sector to avoid further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. ( From left- 1. Anchor Wangchuk 2. Dr. Tashi Wangdi (Medical Specialist 3. Dr. Karma Rinzin (Livestock specialist) 4. Thupten Tshering (Pharmacist) 5. Sonam Wangda (Sr. Program Officer)