Malaysia – ”Anti Microbial Resistance can be major health concern” –applauds for a national campaign to curb AMR, and a recent study on the public knowledge and attitudes Anti Microbial Resistance with results showing there is a strong need of further informing of the public.
China – hospital antibiotic use drops by 20% in Shanghai
Hong Kong SAR – 17th case of NDM-1 reported, a 66-year old man
Malaysia – excessive use of antibiotics for urinary tract infections; and especially in private clinics
Viet Nam – 5 – 8% of patients gets Hospital Acquired Infections, and hand hygiene compliance low – Thanh Nien