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. The forum aims to raise profile for the importance of hygiene in the healthcare sector, for the benefit of both patients and hospitals.
Get an impression of the Forum
To get an impression of the Healthcare Cleaning Forum, you can watch the presentations of Prof. Didier Pittet and Dr. Pierre Parneix from WHO from Interclean Amsterdam Online.
Healthcare environmental hygiene is a crucial building block in slowing this pandemic and preventing SARS CoV-2 from being spread during the delivery of healthcare. Though the pandemic has greatly increased focus on social distancing, hand hygiene and wearing masks, environmental hygiene is an often-neglected aspect of infection prevention.