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Antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in the UAE: perspectives of key stakeholders using consolidated framework for implementation research. (2023)
Journal Article
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., ABDULRAZZAQ, N. and TONNA, A.P. [2023]. Antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in the UAE: perspectives of key stakeholders using consolidated framework for implementation research. Journal of hospital infection [online], 137, pages 69-76. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2023.05.003

While a plethora of studies report antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) implementation, these are limited by a lack of theoretical underpinning. This may lead to missing key factors that are likely to influence the successful or unsuccessful imp... Read More about Antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in the UAE: perspectives of key stakeholders using consolidated framework for implementation research..

The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). [ICAHS Poster] (2023)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., RAZZAQ, N.A. and TONNA, A.P. 2023. The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Poster presented at the 1st HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology) International conference on advancements in health sciences 2023 (ICAHS 2023), 8-9 March 2023, Dubai, UAE.

Despite numerous published studies about antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) implementation, a lack of theoretical underpinning within this research emerges. This leads to incomplete knowledge of contextual determinants impacting ASP implementa... Read More about The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in UAE hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). [ICAHS Poster].

Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
TONNA, A., AKSEER, R. and HASHAD, N. 2023. Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences. Workshop presented at the 1st HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology) International conference on advancements in health sciences 2023 (ICAHS 2023), 8-9 March 2023, Dubai, UAE.

Implementation research has been used to link the gap between evidence-based research and real practice also known as the practice gap. The use of theory to underpin such research ensures this is systematically carried out making findings more applic... Read More about Theoretically informed implementation research in health sciences..

The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in United Arab Emirates hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. [ESCP 2022 Slides] (2022)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., ABDULRAZZAQ, N. and TONNA, A.P. 2022. The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in United Arab Emirates hospitals-an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. Presented at the 50th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) symposium on clinical pharmacy, polypharmacy and ageing: highly individualized, interprofessional, person-centered care, 19-21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

The disruption of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASP) caused by Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been recognised. This study used a theoretical, qualitative approach to understand the impact of COVID-19 on ASP implementation in hospital... Read More about The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship implementation in United Arab Emirates hospitals: an exploration informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. [ESCP 2022 Slides].

The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research. (2022)
Journal Article
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., ABDULRAZZAQ, N. and TONNA, A.P. 2022. The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research. Journal of hospital infection [online], 129, pages 144-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2022.08.005

The disruption of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs) caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been recognized but not explored in depth. This study used a theoretical, qualitative approach to understand the impact of COVID-19 on ASP... Read More about The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research..

Theoretical exploration of development and implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study of the perspectives of key stakeholders and health professionals. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., RAZZAQ, N.A. and TONNA, A.P. 2021. Theoretical exploration of development and implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study of the perspectives of key stakeholders and health professionals. Presented at 49th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) virtual symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2021): clinical pharmacy, working collaboratively in mental health care, 19-21 October 2021, [virtual conference].

Background and Objective: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) has been declared as a public health emergency and has led to the establishment of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP) to enhance prudent use of antimicrobials1. In the United Arab Emirate... Read More about Theoretical exploration of development and implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study of the perspectives of key stakeholders and health professionals..

A qualitative study of pharmacists' perceptions regarding the implementation of automated pharmacy dispensing systems in the United Arab Emirates' hospitals. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
HASHAD, N., AL HAJRI, L., MOHAMED, H., HUSSEIN, S., AL NAEEM, W., ALZAROONI, S., ALMARI, A., IBRAHIM, A., ALBANNA, F. and ALATTAR, M. 2021. A qualitative study of pharmacists’ perceptions regarding the implementation of automated pharmacy dispensing systems in the United Arab Emirates’ hospitals. Presented at 49th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) virtual symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2021): clinical pharmacy, working collaboratively in mental health care, 19-21 October 2021, [virtual conference].

Background and Objective: Automated dispensing systems (ADS) are one of the strategies used in pharmacy to enhance medication management effectiveness and efficiency, hence curb the consequences of medication errors1. In the United Arab Emirates (UAE... Read More about A qualitative study of pharmacists' perceptions regarding the implementation of automated pharmacy dispensing systems in the United Arab Emirates' hospitals..

Mapping hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes in the Gulf Cooperation Council states against international standards: a systematic review. (2020)
Journal Article
HASHAD, N., PERUMAL, D., STEWART, D. and TONNA, A. 2020. Mapping hospital antimicrobial stewardship programs in the Gulf Cooperation Council states against international standards: a systematic review. Journal of hospital infection [online], 106(3), pages 404-418. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.09.004

Background: While there is evidence of implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASP) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States, there has been limited benchmarking and mapping to international standards and frameworks. Aim: To criti... Read More about Mapping hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes in the Gulf Cooperation Council states against international standards: a systematic review..