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Table 2 All policy measures taken by different countries to enforce the law prohibiting sales of antibiotics and the results of studies investigating the effect(s) of the policy measures

From: Assessing the impact of law enforcement to reduce over-the-counter (OTC) sales of antibiotics in low- and middle-income countries; a systematic literature review

  1. The colors of the boxes relate to the outcome of the study; green: significant positive effect, red: no effect, yellow: contradicting evidence
  2. AMR Antimicrobial Resistance, DID = Defined daily doses per 1,000 Inhabitants Days, OTC Over-The-Counter
  3. *Only part of the systematic antibiotics is prohibited to be bought without a prescription