HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE; Care for patients, personnel and environment

Effective cleaning practices and proper disinfecting products are directly responsible for reduced rates of healthcare acquired infections. The Healthcare Cleaning Forum, taking place during Interclean Amsterdam 2020, aims to raise to profile of importance of hygiene in the healthcare sector, for the benefit of both patients and hospitals.

Healthcare Cleaning Forum 2020

Didier Pittet, Alexandra Peters and Pierre Parneix will share their views on Infection Prevention in relation to clean environments. Better consideration for hospital environmental hygiene will lower rates of healthcare-associated infections, reduce antimicrobial resistance, and protect hospital staff.

The programme will address implementation issues, and questions like how can you calculate clean and how to measure quality. Part of the afternoon more practical sessions is related to cleaning in hospitals like instrument sterilisation, waste management and water -, and air quality.

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