The National Strategic plan for Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

At the Sixty eighth World Health Assembly in May 2015, the World Health Assembly endorsed a global action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, the most urgent drug resistance trend. Antimicrobial resistance is occurring everywhere in the world, compromising our ability to treat…

Medical exhibition – July 2017- BMICH

The Ceylon College of Physicians is organizing a medical exhibition to celebrate their Golden Jubilee on 14th, 15th and 16th of July 2017 at the BMICH. Stall The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists are planning to have a stall in this exhibition under the title “Infections and Antibiotic…

The Global Hand Hygiene Day of WHO – 2017- supported by The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists

by Dr Kushlani Jayatilleke Hand hygiene is the core element in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in healthcare setting and is very important in combating antibiotic resistance. Campaigning each year on or around 5 May is one important part of improving behaviour towards IPC best…