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From: Irrational use of antibiotics in Iran from the perspective of complex adaptive systems: redefining the challenge

Fig. 1

Subsystems of antibiotics use in Iran

Circle 1 represents agents who make policies, regulate the system and reimburse antibiotics. Circle 2 represents monitoring agents that investigate the implementation of regulations or provide evidence to make policies. Circle 3 points at agents which produce and dispense antibiotics and circle 4 represents agents who contribute to the core function of antibiotic prescription and use

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