Solomon Islands: Saving our medicines for the future

Solomon Islands: Saving our medicines for the future

MEDIA RELEASE

21/11/16

HONIARA, Solomon Islands- Antibiotics can lose their power to fight disease if we do not use them correctly- this was the message being spread by pharmacy staff around the country during last week’s Antibiotic Awareness Week activities.

The National Referral Hospital Pharmacy team, along with MHMS Health Promotions and the World Health Organization, ran activities all week to give the public opportunities to ask questions about antibiotics. This is important, according to Dr Munamua, Chairman of the Antibiotics Stewardship Committee, because many people are using medicines in the wrong way...

 

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