The Potential Role of Social Media Platforms in Community Awareness of Antibiotic Use in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: Luxury or Necessity?

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The increasing emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious public health issue. Increasing the awareness of the general public about appropriate antibiotic use is a key factor for combating this issue. Several public media campaigns worldwide have been launched; however, such campaigns can be costly and the outcomes are variable and… (More)
DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3891

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@inproceedings{Zowawi2015ThePR, title={The Potential Role of Social Media Platforms in Community Awareness of Antibiotic Use in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: Luxury or Necessity?}, author={Hosam Mamoon Zowawi and Malak Abedalthagafi and Florie A Mar and Turki Almalki and Abdullah H Kutbi and Tiffany Harris-Brown and Stephan Harbarth and Hanan H Balkhy and David L Paterson and Rihab Abdalazez Hasanain}, booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research}, year={2015} }