Scientific publications

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Afari-Asiedu S. PhD Thesis. Contextual determinants of antibiotic access and use at the community level in Ghana: building a trajectory from research to policy. 2022

Janssen, J. et al. Exploring the economic impact of inappropriate antibiotic use: the case of upper respiratory tract infections in Ghana. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2022


Afari-Asiedu et al. Stakeholders’ perspectives on training over the counter medicine sellers and Community-based Health Planning and Services facilities to dispense antibiotics in Ghana J. Pharm. Policy. Prac. 2021

Do et al. Community-based antibiotic access and use in six low-income and middle-income countries: a mixed-method approach. Lancet GH. 2021


Nguyen et al. Community-level consumption of antibiotics according to the AWaRe
(Access, Watch, Reserve) classification in rural Vietnam. JAC AMR. 2020

Afari-Asiedu et al. Every medicine is medicine; exploring inappropriate antibiotic use at the community level in rural Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2020

Cambaco et al. Community knowledge and practices regarding antibiotic use in rural Mozambique: where is the starting point for prevention of antibiotic resistance? BMC Public Health. 2020

Matin et al. What influences antibiotic sales in rural Bangladesh? A drug dispensers’ perspective. J. Pharm. Policy. Prac. 2020

Afari-Asiedu et al. Determinants of Inappropriate Antibiotics Use in Rural Central Ghana Using a Mixed Methods Approach. Front Public Health. 2020

Chowdhury et al. 2020. Rural community perceptions of antibiotic access and understanding of antimicrobial resistance: qualitative evidence from the Health and Demographic Surveillance System site in Matlab, Bangladesh


Nguyen et al. “I can make more from selling medicine when breaking the rules” – understanding the antibiotic supply network in a rural community in Viet Nam. BMC Public Health. 2019

Sunpuwan, M. et al. What is in the drug packet?: access and use of non-prescribed poly-pharmaceutical packs (Yaa Chud) in the community in Thailand. BMC Public Health. 2019

Watkins et al. Rural South African Community Perceptions of Antibiotic Access and Use: Qualitative Evidence from a Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2019


Afari-Asiedu et al. To sell or not to sell; the differences between regulatory and community demands regarding access to antibiotics in rural Ghana. J. Pharm. Policy. Prac. 2018


Wertheim et al. Community-level antibiotic access and use (ABACUS) in low and middle-income countries: Finding targets for social interventions to improve appropriate antimicrobial use – an observational multi-centre study. Wellcome Open Research. 2017