Non-biomedical factors affecting antibiotic use in the community: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis

  12 November 2021

Non-prescription antibiotic use and irresponsible prescriptions in the community are prevalent in all WHO regions and largely driven by a mixed collection of non-biomedical factors specific to the respective setting. Future AMR strategies should incorporate implementation science approach for community-based complex interventions that addresses drivers of the target behaviours tailored to local contexts.

Author(s): Ruyu Sun, Tingting Yao, Xudong Zhou, Stephan Harbarth and Leesa Lin
Effective Surveillance  


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