GAIBANDHA: The World Antibiotic Awareness Week-2021 was observed in the district on Tuesday as elsewhere in the country.
This year’s theme of the week is “Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance. Marking the week, District Drug Administration chalked out the elaborate programmes in cooperation with Chemists and Druggists Samity, district chapter.
Assistant director of district drug administration Sarder Kamrul Islam, Dr Md Robiul Parvez, representative of the civil surgeon and president of district BMA Dr Md Matiur Rahman, joint secretary Dr Shahinul Islam addressed the discussion function before the rally while Abdur Rashid, president of Chemists and druggists Samity, district chapter presided over the ceremony.
The speakers in their speeches underscored the need for creating much awareness about the usage of antibiotics to avoid the spread of drug-resistant infections.
Assistant director Sarder Kamrul Islam in his speeches suggested the people to purchase antibiotics from the medicine shops and take it as per the advices of the registered physicians.
He also recommended all to complete the dose of antibiotics taking the suggestions of the doctors.
A large number of people including the members of district chemists and druggists samity and journalists took part the programmes.