Field Trips

Wednesday 31 January 2018

The Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2018 (PMAC 2018) will be organized under the theme “Making the World Safe from the Threats of Emerging Infectious Diseases”. The PMAC 2018 field trip will be arranged to share experience in implementing related health care initiatives to promote knowledge and to provide understanding on approach for control toward a One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in different settings. The concept notes of six site visits proposed for PMAC 2018 are described below:

Site NO.1: Simplicity and Complexity of Controlling Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in a University Hospital

LOCATION : Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

Antimicrobial resistance among bacterial pathogens is a major health threat to people worldwide. In the past few decades, the prevalence of such organisms has alarmingly increased continuously. The proportion of Acinetobacter baumannii with carbapenem resistance increased is now around 70-90% in ....

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Site NO. 2: Antibiotic Smart Use (ASU) Program to Promote Rational Use of Antibiotics in Hospitals and Community

LOCATION : Phraphuthabat Hospital and Ban Lang Khao, Muaklek Sub-district, Saraburi Province

Thailand initiated the Antibiotic Smart Use (ASU) Program in 2007 to promote rational use of antibiotics.  The ASU Program is a three phase program run by a team of local multidisciplinary members (healthcare personal, local leaders, etc.) and organized by partners at the national agencies a....

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Site NO.3: Multi-Sectoral Coordination : Preparedness Approaches for Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance in a University Hospital

LOCATION : Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

Nowadays, many infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance have become the emerging threats for people around the world. The global spread of emerging infectious diseases has further highlighted the importance of hospital planning for hazardous infectious diseases. Hospitals are faced with t....

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Site NO.4 : Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness, Prevention & Response in Thailand

LOCATION : Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health

At present, threats from the outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) have increased. Every year, several EID outbreaks are reported almost everywhere in the world.  Over the past decades Thailand has sporadically been affected by major outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases &ndas....

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Site NO.5 : Commitments to Responsible Antimicrobial Use in Farms through Demands of Consumers of Farm Products

LOCATION : A standard pig farm certified by the Department of Livestock Development (DLD) in Kanchanaburi province

The appropriate use of antimicrobials in both human and veterinary medicine is one of the most important interventions to tackling AMR—a global threat. The excessive use of antibiotics in animal husbandry could result in selective pressure for the emergence of AMR pathogens while the unsafe....

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Site NO.6 : Commitments to Responsible Antimicrobial Use in Farms through Demands of Consumers of Farm Products

LOCATION : A conventional pig farm in Ratchaburi province

The appropriate use of antimicrobials in both human and veterinary medicine is one of the most important interventions to tackling AMR—a global threat. The excessive use of antibiotics in animal husbandry could result in selective pressure for the emergence of AMR pathogens while the unsafe....

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