1st National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub set up in Kolkata


India’s first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub was recently inaugurated in Kolkata. The Kolkata centre would be the hub for research on antibiotic resistance not only for the country but for the entire South Asia.

The centre was jointly inaugurated by the ICMR, in association with the U.S. Consulate of Kolkata and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  The AMR facility has been developed by ICMR in collaboration with USA.The Kolkata hub will carry out all research on antibiotic resistance, not only for the country but also for South Asia.