Implementing Community Antimicrobial Stewardship (CAMS) model in Nigeria

Implementing the Community Antimicrobial stewardship (CAMS) model in Nigeria, sponsored by Pfizer with the main purpose to promote behavioural change in rational use of drugs and to protect and preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials. In achieving this, CFID will work with patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) and pharmacy owners; that is, training of selected PPMV members, in the prevention and control of AMR as AMS champions,

  • In reducing inappropriate dispensing and use of antibiotic

  • Reducing overuse and misuse of antimicrobials.

And also training of in-school youth as peer educators at secondary level to become AMS vanguards.

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