Ministry concludes workshop on safe use of antibiotics

Ministry of Health building
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AMMAN — The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with WHO, King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), and Henry Ford Hospital of the US, on Wednesday concluded a workshop on the rational use of antibiotics, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Director of Clinical Pharmacy at the Ministry of Health Zina Halasa emphasized the significance of the two-day workshop, which contributed to the exchange of knowledge in the areas of antibiotics use and safety.

KHCC Deputy Director-General Hikmat Abdel-Razeq explained the center's mechanism to ensure the sensible use of antibiotics.

Director of Medical Transformation in the Pharmacy Department at Electronic Health Solutions Co (EHS) described modifications made to their Hakeem program to support the prudent use of antibiotics, saying that there will be future collaboration with the Health Ministry's Clinical Pharmacy Department in this field.

Henry Ford Hospital physicians delivered lectures on the appropriate use of antibiotics and methods taken to prevent hospital-acquired infections.

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