The remark was made Minister of Health Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih after opening a seminar titled "Health Care for the Future: A Knowledge Sharing Seminar Between Indonesia and Sweden", Wednesday (6/4) in Jakarta.
Preparation of guidelines in order to minimize antibiotic resistance. Guidelines will be launched on Thursday (7/4), coinciding with World Health Day which this year takes the theme "Use Antibiotics Rationally. "
Director General of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Ministry of Health Sri Indrawaty said the impact of drug resistant germs extraordinary. "Imagine if the infection can not be cured," she said.
Antibiotic Guidelines which will be launched are common to healthcare providers, pharmacies, until the health facility. In essence, need to use antibiotics wisely. Further detailed guidance will be made.
The indiscriminate use of antibiotics, among others, could not be separated from the aspirations of the people who want to get well soon. "There is an assumption that taking antibiotics disease disappear. It becomes a habit and a doctor is also easy to give antibiotics. Treatment becomes irrational, "said Sri Indrawaty.