Can India ever demolish misuse of antibiotics?
In June 2019, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) published a study which has indicated that antibiotic resistant organisms in the digestive tracts of two out of every three healthy persons that it tested, pointing to a rapid spread of antibiotic resistance in the Indian population.
As per Neelam Taneja, “India has been referred to as the AMR capital of the world. While on one hand, emergence of newer multi-drug resistant (MDR) organisms pose newer diagnostic and therapeutic challenges, on the other hand India is still striving to combat old enemies such as tuberculosis, malaria and cholera pathogens, which are becoming more and more drug resistant. Factors such as poverty, illiteracy, overcrowding and malnutrition further compound the situation.”
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