“I wish that we soon do not need the Hand Hygiene Day anymore“- This was one of the audience’s statements at the symposium on the occasion of the International Hand Hygiene Day (5th May). Although there are a lot of enthusiasts, we are still far away from achieving this goal. The symposium, hosted by the […]
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„Bringing hand hygiene to the national level – the case of Hungary“: The Co-Founder and CEO of HandInScan, is cautiously optimistic that the situation will improve. What is the current situation like in Hungarian hospitals when it comes to hygiene? Over the past two years, a lot of attention was paid to hospital-acquired infections, which […]
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Education, training and staff increases: Many challenges in Infection Control remain to be tackled, concurred representatives of CEE countries at the 3rd CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety in Vienna. A specific session was based on a publication on Infection Control which included contributions of national reference centers in the 18 CEE countries. […]
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Quotations and Highlights from two days of exciting lectures and discussions Urgent action is required with respect to antibiotic resistance We have to leverage the potential of entire teams – this requires leadership There is a fire in our house! Economic nonsense: curing a disease instead of preventing it Cost of diagnostics should be […]
What challenges do we have to face in relation to MRSA? We asked one of the most profound experts in this field, Dr. Fred Tenover, Vice President for Scientific Affairs at Cepheid and Consulting Professor at the University of Stanford. His most important message in this context: infection control works! Mr. Tenover, your publication on […]
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