ICMR and Pfizer to set up "Centre to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance"
Last Updated: 02-Feb-2018
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Pfizer are setting up a centre to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance in India. The ?Centre to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance? will come up in New Delhi . Pfizer will provide an initial grant of Rs. 67 million. The joint initiative will implement comprehensive interventions, ranging from antimicrobial resistance (AMR) stewardship programmes for nursing homes to scaling up of the ongoing AMR surveillance network and creating awareness around responsible use of antibiotics.