Chennai Declaration

Chennai Declaration’ is associated with

a       Antimicrobial resistance
b       Road Safety Standards
c       Deep Sea Trawling
d       Conservation of Pygmy Hog

Solution (a)

Major recommendations made in the Declaration include

·         formulation of an effective national policy to control the rising trend of antimicrobial resistance,

·         a ban on the over-the-counter sale of antibiotics, and

·         changes in the medical education curriculum to include training on antibiotic usage and infection control.

·         setting up of a National Task Force to guide and supervise the regional and State infection control committees.