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Study 2017-11 (HSR) Proposals for a more effective antibiotics policy in Belgium

Ongoing Study - Summary: Despite numerous initiatives taken at several levels and the large amount of money that is yearly spent on awareness about antibiotics prescribing, Belgium ranks high in antibiotics consumption and prevalence of antibiotics resistance. By applying insights from complexity theory and systems thinking, we aim to identify those elements that improve collaboration and information sharing between authorities and other actors involved in guarding an adequate antibiotics prescription and use. The ultimate goal is to identify new leverage points that enable a profound transformation of the system in a way that reduces antibiotics prescription and use in Belgium. 

published on 18-01-2017