Situational analysis - Antibiotic use and resistance in India
Antibiotic resistance is a stark reality across the globe, including in India. The challenges associated with controlling antibiotic resistance, particularly in India, are many and multifaceted. On one hand, antibiotics are necessary in many life-threatening cases. On the other hand, overuse of antibiotics can be disastrous in the long run. Hence, judicious use of antibiotics is required, but acceptable strategies to achieve this goal and to address the challenges must be devised and communicated.