India's Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance & Research Initiative
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The Role of Diagnostics in the Antimicrobial Resistance Response
A meeting of the project principal investigators of all nodal centers of AMR network was held on October 27th 2021 in ICMR headquarters to discuss the issues of the data entry module.
A meeting of the project principal investigators of AMR network was held on May 13th & 14th 2021 on harmonization of data analysis and annual reports. The meeting involved principal investigators of all nodal and regional centers and Dr. Ohri chaired the meeting.
A meeting of the project principal investigators of ICMR network hospitals was held on December 14th 2021 to discuss the new AMSP project. The objectives and methodology and data capture tools of the AMSP project were discussed with the group. The meeting involved PIs of all the AMSP network hospitals and Dr. Ohri and Dr Nitin were the experts.
A meeting of the Project Review Committee was held on October 8th 2021 in ICMR headquarters to review annual reports of AMSP projects and a new proposal. The new proposal on initiating implementation of AMSP in ICMR network of hospitals was placed for discussion. Dr V C Ohri, Dr Ramasubramanian and Dr Nitin Bansal were the invited experts.
A meeting of the Project Review Committee was held on October 21st 2019 in ICMR headquarters to review proposals and annual reports of AMSP. Dr V.C. Ohri, Dr Sanjeev Singh and Dr Vikas Manchanda were the invited experts.
Consultation on rapid methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AMST) at point of-care
A consultation on rapid methods for AMST at point-of-care was held on February 15th 2019 in ICMR headquarters to understand the landscape of available AMR diagnostic in the country and to stimulate the access of suitable rapid diagnostic tools for AMST at all levels of healthcare, with an emphasis on point of care.
Technical Advisory Group meeting on rapid methods for AMST at point-of-care
A technical advisory group (TAG) meeting on rapid methods for AMST at point-of-care was held on November 15th 2019 in ICMR headquarters to start key areas and guide task force on each deliverable. Consultation of the TAG on AMR diagnostic included presentations of members and ICMR representatives.
Meeting of the principal investigators of all nodal and regional centers was conducted on 8th May 2018 at ICMR Headquarters to assess the progress and address the challenges of the AMR surveillance network.
AMSP meeting was held in ICMR headquarters on June 7, 2018 to review and revise the existing “Treatment Guidelines for Antimicrobial Use in Common Syndromes” of 2017 edition. Dr.Ram Gopalakrishnan, Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai chaired the meeting
ICMR and CDC organized a national workshop on Antimicrobial susceptibility testing in Bacteriology and Mycology conducted by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh on April 2-4, 2018.
To ensure quality assurance and sustainability ICMR conducted a meeting on EQAS with experts on 23rd March 2018 at ICMR headquarters, New Delhi. Dr V Balaji, Professor, CMC, Vellore presented data and future plan for EQAS for the AMR network.
A meeting with representatives from private hospitals and clinical labs was conducted for extension of AMR network on 17th November 2017 at ICMR headquarters, New Delhi.
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