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 , SA

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

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

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

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

6 Faculty of Medicine , Taif University, Taif , SA

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

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

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