Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries

@article{Mendelson2016MaximisingAT,
  title={Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries},
  author={M. Mendelson and J. R{\o}ttingen and U. Gopinathan and D. Hamer and M. Balasegaram},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2016},
  volume={387},
  pages={188-198}
}
  • M. Mendelson, J. Røttingen, +2 authors M. Balasegaram
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Access to quality-assured antimicrobials is regarded as part of the human right to health, yet universal access is often undermined in low-income and middle-income countries. Lack of access to the instruments necessary to make the correct diagnosis and prescribe antimicrobials appropriately, in addition to weak health systems, heightens the challenge faced by prescribers. Evidence-based interventions in community and health-care settings can increase access to appropriately prescribed… CONTINUE READING
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