‘Anti Microbial Resistance May Eliminate Zim population in 5 years’

By Kudakwashe Pembere ANTI Microbial resistance could wipe away the entire Zimbabwean population within five years if not acted upon, a health expert has said. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines Antimicrobial resistance as Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses, and some parasites) to stop an antimicrobial (such as antibiotics, antivirals and antimalarials) from working against it. Speaking at the launch of  Zimbabwe Action Plan and Situation Analysis reports on AMR in Harare today, Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network – ReAct Africa head Dr. Mirfin Mpundu said AMR is…

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