Exploring the evidence base for national and regional policy interventions to combat resistance.

@article{Dar2016ExploringTE,
  title={Exploring the evidence base for national and regional policy interventions to combat resistance.},
  author={Osman Ahmed Dar and Rumina Hasan and J\orgen Schlundt and Stephan Harbarth and Grazia Marta Caleo and Fazal Karim Dar and Jasper Littmann and Mark Rweyemamu and Emmeline J Buckley and Mohammed Shahid and Richard A Kock and Henry Lishi Li and Haydar Giha and Mishal Sameer Khan and Anthony D. So and Khalid Mubarak Bindayna and Anthony S. Kessel and Hanne Bak Pedersen and Govin Permanand and Alimuddin I. Zumla and J T R\ottingen and David L. Heymann},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2016},
  volume={387 10015},
  pages={285-95}
}
The effectiveness of existing policies to control antimicrobial resistance is not yet fully understood. A strengthened evidence base is needed to inform effective policy interventions across countries with different income levels and the human health and animal sectors. We examine three policy domains-responsible use, surveillance, and infection prevention and control-and consider which will be the most effective at national and regional levels. Many complexities exist in the implementation of… CONTINUE READING
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