The Rural Institute for People’s Enlightenment (RIPE), a partner non-governmental organization (NGO) of Prevent It Project hosted an awareness event titled, “Tackling Antibiotic Resistance though One Health” on 10th May 2022 at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The target audience was students from the College of Dairy Technology, Sri Venkateshwara Veterinary University, Tirupati. The audience was approximately 100 in number. The main aim of the talk was to create awareness among the student of dairy and veterinary science about antibiotic resistance (ABR) and empower them with the right education and various preventive strategies. This can also help to develop community leaders and diverse groups of people working toward a common goal.
The event began with a giving overview of the Prevent IT project and the goals of the project to the students by Mr. Muni Mohan and Dr. Kiranjeet Kaur. The first keynote speaker was Dr. Francisco Pavao, who made students understand what antibiotic resistance (ABR) is and why it is important to address the issue of ABR. The session was followed by Ms. Priti Panwar and Dr. Kiranjeet Kaur who explained the basics of antibiotic resistance and its spread in humans, animals, and the environment. Following this, Dr. Rakshitha K and Dr. Kumar Sumit explained to the students about the One Health Approach and the idea on the show to stop ABR including NAP, GAP. The session was continued by Ms. Riya Joshi, Ms. Poonam Kanojiya, and Mr. Jyotirmoy Majumder by having a group discussion session on preventive measures of ABR. The students were very enthusiastic and came up with innovative approaches to present ABR. The session was concluded by closing remarks from Dr. Kiranjeet Kaur, Muni Mohan and Mrs. Kalavati Narakala.
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