During World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 ReAct Asia Pacific and ASPIC Clubs organized the fifth edition of the photography competition for students. It was a tough call choosing between various entries on the theme of antibiotic resistance. In the end a total of four winners emerged for the top three prizes, with two sharing the third one.
The competition, organized under the aegis of the Antibiotic Stewardship and Prevention of Infection in Communities or ASPIC clubs, has now been held for five years in a row. The participants are mainly students who are members of the ASPIC clubs, which seek to raise awareness about issues related to antimicrobial resistance.
This year’s themes were:
- antibiotic pollution
- zoonotic diseases and antibiotic resistance
- self-medication and over-the-counter use
- climate change and antibiotic resistance
The entries were evaluated by the following experts:
1. Mr Satya Sivaraman, ReAct Asia Pacific
2. Mr Nirmal George Koshy, India
Best Entry: The winners purse of Rs. 8,000 will be provided
Second Best Entry: The winners purse of Rs. 6,000 will be provided
Third Best Entries: The winners purse of Rs. 6,000 will be divided equally
Suby S Thomas
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