Sanofi-aventis Pakistan limited, for the first time rolled out the Antibiotics Stewardship program in collaboration with the MMIDSP (Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan) across Pakistan.
In September 1993, a small group of microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists in Karachi formed The Karachi Infectious Diseases Society which later grew into a nation wide body of microbiologists and ID physician and thus became to be known as THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF PAKISTAN (IDSP). The society was renamed in MAY 2013 as THE MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF PAKISTAN (MMIDSP). This society was created to disseminate awareness and knowledge within the communities of common infections and their prevention. The society also aimed to update the primary physicians of current modalities in the treatment and management of common infections.