Why is it so important to participate at the Hand Hygiene Excellence Award? We interviewed Dr. Louis Ide from the AZ Jan Palfijn in GENT, one of the 2 hospitals awarded at the last HHEA in June at the ICPIC Conference. What was the motivation to participate at the award, and which efforts did you take […]
Excellence in Hand Hygiene matters is important, especially for countries that have not yet achieved hand hygiene standards. That’s why we contacted Andreea Moldovan (St. Constantin Hospital Romania), who received the Hospital Hygiene Excellence Award in 2015. Andreea, your hospital was awarded in 2015 (first hospital awarded in the CEE region). What was your/ resp. […]
https://semmelweis.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/img_3421-1-e1500892014651.jpg627755Carola Timmelhttps://semmelweis.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/logo2.pngCarola Timmel2017-07-24 12:31:302019-01-09 16:14:22Andreea Moldovan: "We deepened the awareness of the importance of hand hygiene!"
In June 2018, we will celebrate the 200th birthday of Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis (1st of July). In the occasion of this day the Semmelweis Foundation will organise a scientific event to honour this famous doctor. In the course of the preparations we asked ourselves: Wouldn’t it be nice not only to concentrate on Semmelweis and […]
Dr. Bernhard Küenburg President Semmelweis Foundation Last week we had the pleasure to attend the ICPIC in Geneva, the leading infection prevention conference in the world. It was an excellent meeting with respect to first class lectures, hundreds of posters and a lot of time for good networking in the coffee breakes. It is easy […]
Carola Timmelhttps://semmelweis.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/logo2.pngCarola Timmel2017-06-30 09:33:532019-01-09 14:50:30199 th birthday of Ignaz Semmelweis (1st of July): Let's follow him with the same dedication and courage that he has shown for the sake of his patients!
Emerging pathogens, whole genome sequencing and many other issues were discussed at the 24th Dosch Symposium (May 15-17, Carinthia, Austria). Dr Cornelia Lass-Flörl – head of the division of hygiene and medical microbiology at the medical university Innsbruck & scientific organiser of the symposium) was interviewed by Carola Timmel. Mrs. Lass-Flörl, which were the main […]
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