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Acivities and highlights of the Semmelweis Foundation 2016

Dear friends of Semmelweis, 2016 was a very active year for the Semmelweis Foundation. After having evaluated all the positive and inspiring feedback of the conference in 2015, this year was a year of moving forward the Semmelweis web platform. It was restructured, and our journalist has increased her activities in interviewing interesting experts and […]

HAI in CEE Countries – there is much to do

The problem of HAI and AMR is a hot topic in the CEE region, says Veronika Kovalová, International Product Manager at Biomedica. Mrs. Kovalová, you are traveling a lot in the CEE countries – what are the specific challenges in this region? What I want to emphasize, is the fact that the problem of HAI […]

Dr. Levy Stuart

APUA – a pioneer in the field of AMR

The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) was founded in 1981, at a time where almost nobody thought about AMR. Except a few people. An interview with Dr. Levy Stuart, founder of the organisation. Mr. Stuart, APUA was founded more than 35 years ago, as a global nonprofit organization with the goals of […]

When Sacher cakes are embarking for a journey

Congresses are connecting – this demonstrates the example of two important institutions and their initiatives. The participation of Prof. Vasili Akimkim at the first Semmelweis CEE conference on hospital hygiene and patient safety last year in Vienna was followed by a return invitation of the president of the Semmelweis Foundation, Dr. Bernhard Küeenburg. A report […]