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“The Chennai declaration” - Indian doctors’ fight against antimicrobial resistance
© Voss and Ghafur; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2013
- Received: 24 January 2013
- Accepted: 20 February 2013
- Published: 2 March 2013
“The Chennai Declaration” is the result of the first ever joint meeting of medical societies in India addressing antibiotic resistance. The declaration is not a policy by itself, but a call for a national policy. The Declaration has looked into all major aspects of the problem of antimicrobial resistance, has suggested practical solutions, explained in detail the responsibility of each and every stakeholder.
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Indian Subcontinent
- Medical Society
- Antibiotic Usage
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
From the start Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control had a sincere interest in global solutions to tackle the challenge of antimicrobial resistance [1, 2]. Recently, the medical societies in India addressed the problem of antibiotic resistance, that deserves commentary and international endorsement .
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