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Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections Programme

The programme on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (ARHAI) covers two major public health issues:



The ARHAI programme focuses on 4 areas of public health: surveillance, response and scientific advice, training and communication to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.

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Supporting the WHO “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” campaign, 5 May 2015 
To support the WHO “SAVE LIVES: Clean your Hands” campaign, ECDC launches two directories with online resources: Guidance on hand hygiene in healthcare and Guidance on healthcare-associated and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
HAI-Net - the ECDC network on HAI surveillance releases new tools for surveillance of HAIs in hospitals: a new version of the HelicsWin.Net software and ECDC’s first protocol for the surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in Europe.

7 things you do not want to share – keep your hands clean!: Share this animation, not diseases! #safehands










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