Health minister directs DCs to control misuse of antibiotics | Daily Star
09:10 PM, July 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:25 PM, July 17, 2019

Health minister directs DCs to control misuse of antibiotics

Health Minister Zahid Malik today directed all deputy commissioners (DCs) to work for controlling use of antibiotics in different farms.

He also asked them to take steps so that pharmacies cannot sell antibiotics without doctors’ prescription.

The directives that given to the officials at the fourth day of DC conference came at a time when antibiotics have been found in various food items including milk.

Minister Malik said antibiotics used in different poultry