KIU, Western Campus – KIU Western Campus successfully organized the Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Club of KIU Run 2022 on November 6.
The Run was graced by club patron Dr. Daniel Chans, Dr Jonans Tusiimire a Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU) representative and representatives from the National Drug Authority (NDA).
The AMR run kicked off at 8:00 am with participants warming up with aerobics and then participants, who also included members of Mbarara University of Science and Technology AMR stewardship club, set off at 10:30am at the Campus basket ball court, through Lagos, Ishaka town and back to the basket ball court, where the run was concluded.
This was followed by communications from different stakeholders including Club President Carol Nakimera, who applauded all participants for engaging in such a fruitful and constructive campaign against antimicrobial resistance.
The executive committee of the AMR Club of Kampala International University gave a word of thanks to the KIU students community, staff of KIU, all AMR stewards and the general public, for the active participation and input into the 2022 AMR run under the theme of "spreading awareness ,stop resistance.”
The club president further informed AMR stewards and the general public that this run would not have been a success without them and she said that she was immensely honoured and humbled by their continued and undying support towards the club.
Dr Daniel Chans the AMR Club of KIU also applauded the participants and sponsors including NDA, KIU and PSU for the support towards the success of the Run.
Dr Jonans Tusiimire appreciated the move against Anti-Microbial Resistance and the need for joint effort to curb its rise through such awareness campaigns.
The event was concluded with pictorial moments with the patrons and sponsors followed by awarding of the winners.