Meeting and workshop on ECDC point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitalsArchived
A meeting and a workshop on the ECDC point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals took take place in London on 5-6 March 2012.
During the meeting and workshop, the participants discussed the following topics:
- PPS protocol and case definitions;
- Preliminary results of the PPS 2011;
- PPS validation;
- Planning of PPS 2012;
- PPS software.
Annual meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee for the European Antibiotic Awareness day (EAAD)
22 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 - The EAAD Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) provides technical advice and the strategic direction for EAAD. The Committee consists of one representative from each EU/EEA country who is specialised in either antimicrobial resistance (AMR), healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), and/or communication. The European Commission (DG Health and Food Safety) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe are also invited to the meeting, as well as representatives from European professional organisations. The TAC meets once a year and is chaired by Pr. Herman Goossens. In 2019 the meeting will be held in Stockholm on 22 - 24 May.
World Hand Hygiene Day 2019
5 May 2019 to 5 May 2019 - Each year on 5 May, the “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” campaign takes place as part of a major global effort led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve hand hygiene in healthcare settings.
One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working
15 Nov 2018 to 15 Nov 2018 - For EAAD 2018 ECDC will host the event “One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working” where ECDC will present the latest estimates of the health burden of antibiotic resistance, and the new data on the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections and of antimicrobial consumption in acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA.