Published on in Vol 17, No 10 (2015): October

This is a member publication of Queensland University of Technology, Australia

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

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

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

Hosam Mamoon Zowawi   1, 2, 3 , BSc,MSc (Hons), PhD Candidate ;   Malak Abedalthagafi   4 , MD, MBA ;   Florie A Mar   5 , PhD ;   Turki Almalki   6 , MBBS ;   Abdullah H Kutbi   6 ;   Tiffany Harris-Brown   3 , RN, MPH ;   Stephan Harbarth   7 , MD, MPH ;   Hanan H Balkhy   1, 2 , MD ;   David L Paterson   3 , MBBS, PhD ;   Rihab Abdalazez Hasanain   8 , BSc, MA (Hons), PhD Candidate

1 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2 WHO Collaborating Centre for Infection Prevention and Control, and GCC Center for Infection Control, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

3 The University of Queensland, UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Herston QLD 4029, Australia

4 Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, MA, United States

5 Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA, CA, United States

6 Faculty of Medicine, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia

7 Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4,, Switzerland

8 School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, QLD, Australia

Corresponding Author:

  • Rihab Abdalazez Hasanain, BSc, MA (Hons), PhD Candidate
  • School of Public Health
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Victoria Park Rd Kelvin Grove QLD 4059
  • QLD
  • Australia
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  • Email: Rihab.Hasanain@student.qut.edu.au