According to World Health Organization, WHO, public health surveillance is the continuous, systematic collection, analysis and interpretation of health-related data which is needed for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of public health practice. Rapid technological progress and social development in a globalised world can create new health risks. For example, natural catastrophes or the emergence […]
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At the end of 2019, the roundtable on “Wound infections after surgery: Which bundle of measures are effective?” of the “Initative Sicherheit im OP” (Initiative for Safety in the Operating Room) took place in Vienna. At the round table, which was organised jointly with the “Plattform Patientensicherheit” (Patient Safety Platform), experts from various disciplines and […]
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The “Vienna North Hospital”, one of the largest and most modern hospitals in Europe, opened in June 2019. A few months before the opening, an Open House was hosted – flanked by a lot of postings and readers’ letters online and in the media. Among them was a very provocative one titled “The only MRSA-free […]
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Again, the 5th annual International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control offered a wide range of lectures. About 1,000 participants from all over the world took the opportunity for exchange and further education on topics such as “Social aspects in infection control implementation” or “Outbreaks and late breakers”. One lecture offered the chance to compare […]
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Michael Magnus Wagner is academic teacher of nursing and nursing scientist in Austria (Academy of continuing education in nursing-Vienna Hospital Association). Coincidentally, his office is housed in the former gynecology – a few steps away from the Semmelweis memorial. He often catches sight of the monument, which underpins his conviction that the nursing profession needs […]