A two-day international workshop on ‘Development of Novel Antibiotics to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance’ (AMR) will end today at CARS auditorium of Dhaka University (DU).
Vice Chancellor of DU Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest while Chief Editor of Herbal Medicine Journal of the University of East London, UK Dr Barbara Pendry and Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy of DU Prof Dr SM Abdur Rahman were present as the special guests. Chairman of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of DU Prof Dr Md Khalid Hossain presided over the function.Professor of the University of East London Dr Mukhlesur Rahman and Prof Dr Md Abdur Rashid also present at the programme.
DU VC Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman stressed the need for creating awareness about misuse of antibiotics among the general people.
Terming the antimicrobial resistance as a serious issue around the world the VC urged the doctors to play an effective role for promoting rational use of antibiotics.