ReAct SOUTH EAST ASIA AND PARTNERS WHD 2011 ACTIVITIES

Malaysia-Indonesia-Philippines-Thailand Study Visit on Antibiotic Smart Use

May 2
At the community level, ReAct has organized a study trip of participants working at community health centres in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines to visit a community health centre in Saraburi, Thailand, which has an established Antibiotic Smart Use Project. The purpose of the visit is a sharing of experiences and cross learning with a view to develop a regional SEA ASU Program.

Read more about the Antibiotic Smart Use Program (Thai)

List of ASU participants (pdf 8 KB)

 

Thailand-Singapore Study Visit on Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP)

April 27-28
As part of the WHD 2011 campaign, ReAct-SEA has arranged for three physicians and three pharmacists from five teaching/public hospitals in Thailand to visit three public hospitals in Singapore, which have implemented the ASP. The Thai physicians and pharmacists are in various stages of implementing an ASP in their respective hospitals. The purpose of the visit is a sharing of experiences and cross learning with a view to develop a regional SEA ASP.

Download the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (pdf 73 KB)

List of ASP delegates (pdf 8 KB)

WHD 2011 Seminar at Universiti Sains Malaysia

April 4-9
The Discipline Of Social and Administrative Pharmacy (DSAP), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and the USM Wellness Centre organized a five-day event to mark WHD 2011.

This included a seminar on infectious diseases and an exhibition on ABR, for the university’s staff and students. Two keynote presentations were made, first on the antimicrobial resistance situation in Malaysia (6 April, by Dr. Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali, DSAP) and, second, “Infectious Diseases: Current Scenario in Malaysia” (Dr. Umarazina Abdula Kader, Penang State Health Department).

Read Dr Hassali´s report from the celebration (pdf 22 KB)

Be Smarter Be Healthier WHD events in Indonesia

Dr. Purnamawati S. Pujiarto, who is part of ReAct’s SEA network, is a pediatrician, heads the project on Empowering the Community through promotion of RUM and patient safety; a member of the World Alliance for Patient Safety; and serves on the Advisory Board, Foundation for Older Persons Care, Indonesia; is involved in several WHD 2011 events:

http://www.milissehat.web.id/

https://purnamawati.wordpress.com/

Download (HEPP) Healt Education Program for Parents (pdf 183 KB)

 
World Health Day in Jakarta

April 9
A dialogue session in Jakarta community with a focus on the rational use of medicine and antibiotics.

April 7
Community empowerment for Rational Use of Antibiotics . Balai Kartini, Jln Gatot Subroto, Kuningan, Jakarta

Download program for WHD event in Jakarta (pdf 17 KB)

April 2

A dialogue session for community members of peri-urban Tangerang with a focus on the rational use of medicine and antibiotics and TB.  


March 31

A dialogue session was organized for the employees of Astra Motor on the rational use of medicine and antibiotics in daily lives.


March 2
6

A workshop for journalists was organized on the theme of “The role of journalists in improving public health”, with a focus on the rational use of medicine and antibiotic use.
March 26
Online Seminar on the theme of “Smart, empowered patients improving the standard of health care”, with a focus on the rational use of medicine and antibiotic use.

For more information about the above projects please contact:

Michael Chai, South East Asia Coordinator, chai.mikael@gmail.com, +6016-3918787

More information about ReAct South East Asia

http://www.reactgroup.org/what-we-do/react-world-health-day/react-south-east-asia-whd-activities.html

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