Bacha Khan Medical Complex MTI-Swabi

Attached Teaching Hospital of
Gajju Khan Medical College Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

BKMC-MTI Swabi bagged the first position in the video competition regarding “AMR”

Swabi: In a video documentary competition Medical Teaching Institute Bacha Khan Medical Complex (BKMC-MTI) secured the first position among all the public sector hospitals of the country.

The awards and prize distribution ceremony were held in the Auditorium of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad on 24 November 2022.

The documentary made on Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness, ranked topped among all the submitted documentaries, said the media officer of the BKMC-MTI Microbiologist and The in-Charge microbiology laboratory Dr. Asim and the Media officer participated in the event.

Health experts from different private and public sector hospitals also attended the ceremony.

Indeed this is the best moment and honor for BKMC Swabi as we won the first position in a video documentary competition across the country, said the spokesperson. He went on to say that NIH declared our video the most unique and informative.

Dr. Asim Microbiologist from BKMC-MTI said that World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is a global campaign that is celebrated annually to improve awareness and understanding of AMR and encourage best practices among the public.

This year, the theme of “World Antimicrobial Awareness” is “Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together.” We call on all sectors to encourage the prudent use of antimicrobials and to strengthen preventive measures addressing AMR, said Dr. Asim microbiologist.

Pharm-D students won the second position, while Khyber Medical University won the third position. In the ceremony, appreciation certificates and a cash prize were also distributed among the winners.