Social science research contributions to antimicrobial resistance: protocol for a scoping review

  06 February 2020

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an escalating global health issue with complex and dynamic interdependencies, high uncertainty and decision stakes, multiple drivers and stakeholders with diverse values and interests, and various aspects and outcomes. Addressing and combating this critical global challenge requires the formation and establishment of an interdisciplinary research approach that goes beyond the biosciences principally concerned with antimicrobial resistance to include other relevant natural and social sciences. The objective of this study will be to review and map existing social science knowledge and literature relating to antimicrobial resistance.

 

Further reading: BMC Systematic Reviews
Author(s): Abou Ali Vedadhir, Carla Rodrigues & Helen Lambert
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