Engaging pharmacists and medicine vendors in antimicrobial stewardship in LMICs
23 May 2023
The inappropriate dispensing of antimicrobials without a physician’s prescription (ie, over the counter) is a widespread problem in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), particularly in Asia and Africa.
Because over-the-counter dispensing substantially contributes to the misuse and overuse of antimicrobials, this concerning scenario urges effective solutions.
Further reading: The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Author(s): Charity Oga-Omenka et alEffective Surveillance
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