Protecting Indonesia from the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance - PINTAR

Lead: Associate Professor Virginia Wiseman, Kirby Institute - University of New South Wales

Self-medication and over the counter supply of antibiotics, a widespread practice in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, is recognised as a key driver of antimicrobial resistance. This study will investigate the context in which drug sellers operate and evaluate interventions to improve antibiotic dispensing.


  • Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
  • Sebelas Maret University
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • The George Institute for Global Health

Funding: $ 1,910,000

Kirby Institute Media Release