Table 1

Proposed study timelines

Ethics clearance and authorisation from study sites
Baseline study on prevalence of antibiotic resistance and stewardship activities
Identification of members for the antibiotic stewardship programmes (ASPs)
Development of antibiotic guidelines
Adopting and preparing materials for ASP training
Development of antibiotic guidelines and stewardship mobile application
Training the ASP members
Collecting data on antibiotic usage in the hospitals
Conducting KAPs study on use of guidelines and ASPs
Analyse and present antibiotic resistance data using maps and charts
Presenting findings to stakeholders and preparing the final report
  • KAP, knowledge, attitude and practices.