Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health Tells Hospitals to Prescribe Antibiotics Less Often

The ministry also instructed 125 large hospitals nationwide to develop an integrated antibiotic resistance management system.

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health Tells Hospitals to Prescribe Antibiotics Less Often

CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Public Health has instructed all hospitals under it’s authority to prescribe medications appropriately, and lower antibiotics use by 20%, by 2021. In 2019, the ministry will decrease antibiotic prescriptions for upper respiratory tract infections, acute diarrhea, open wounds and normal labor, to decrease drug resistant risks. The ministry instructed […]