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22 10, 2015

International Infection Prevention Week – October 18-24, 2015

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International Infection Prevention Week is observed during the third week of October each year. The aim of this annual campaign is to raise interest in and awareness about infection prevention. Health acquired infections (HAIs) are a major complication of hospital care. HAIs may be caused by any infectious agent, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, as [...]

21 10, 2014

International Infection Prevention Week – October 19-25

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Every year, the 3rd week in October is observed as International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) by APIC, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. The aim is to raise awareness about the role that infection prevention plays in improving patient safety. This year, the week will be celebrated from October 19-25, 2014 and [...]