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Community knowledge and practices regarding antibiotic use in rural Mozambique: where is the starting point for prevention of antibiotic resistance?

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Background Antibiotic misuse and other types of unnecessary use of antibiotics can contribute to accelerate the process of antibiotic resistance, which is considered a global concern, mostly affecting low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). In Mozambique there is limited evidence on community knowledge and practices regarding antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. As part of the ABACUS project, this paper describes knowledge and practices of antibiotic use among the general population in the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-020-09243-x

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ORCID:
0000-0003-0183-5061
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5003-5565
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
20
Article number:
1183
Publication date:
2020-07-29
Acceptance date:
2020-07-12
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
32727445

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