Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, travelled on Tuesday to Muscat, Oman, where he will participate in the Third Global High-Level Ministerial for Antimicrobial Resistance, with a view to upgrade Cyprus’ engagement with issues related to microbial resistance and to hold bilateral relations, according to a Health Ministry press release.
According to the press release, microbial resistance, the growth of microbes which become multi-resistant to multiple antibiotics constitutes the basic priority of the Health Ministry.
The Minister will make an intervention during the conference and will discuss with his counterparts. issues related to addressing the excessive use of antibiotics.
Moreover, he is scheduled to have bilateral meetings with Ministers and other officials.
Source: Cyprus News Agency