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WHO is concerned about the overuse of antibiotics

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that drug resistance was triggered in part by the irrational use of antibiotics has killed hundreds of thousands of people each year. Therefore, the necessary treatment immediately to resolve the problem.

"We really see accelerated evolution in the spread of this problem and the bottom line is faster than solving the problem ," said Deputy Director -General of WHO Keiji Fukuda .

WHO is concerned about the overuse of antibiotics
WHO is concerned about the overuse of antibiotics

Health experts note , only a little saj anegara have a plan to address the problem of drug resistance , which increases amid rising consumption of antibiotics.

" In most countries , there is no plan, no budget, no line of accountability for the very serious problem . Weak monitoring system , this system does not exist in many places ," said said Mario Raviglione, wHO officials who led the campaign against tuberculosis. He added that the quality of antibiotics is questionable in some countries. "Optimal dose is not really a trigger mechanism to develop drug resistance . Use of antibiotics is often not possible, we call it irrational. Eastern facilitate the creation of drug resistance ," Did he said in addition, the use of antibiotics in livestock . - to promote growth and prevent disease and treat sick animals - also contributes to drug resistance Each drug resistant microbes that thrive in . farm animals can transmit to humans through the food chain.

Because germs will always try to be drug-resistant , " this problem will never go away ," said Fukuda .
WHO expose the problem of the use of antibiotics as a major problem in commemorating World Health Day this year. Which means that all governments , civil society and the pharmaceutical industry faces a variety of strategies to deal with drug resistance .

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