SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2016

Hand hygiene day on 5 May is approaching. This year the focus is hand hygiene in surgical services, through the continuum of care, from surgical wards to operating theatres, to outpatient surgical services.


April 28th-2016

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WHO SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands

Latest newsletter from the WHO Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit Team


March 18th-2016

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Skin, Soft Tissue and Bone Infections Working Group

Some information on forthcoming projects and publications on behalf of Professor Silvano Esposito, Chair of the ISC's Bone, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTIs) Working Group


February 10th-2016

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Save the Date - 30th ICC

The dates for the 30th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection (ICC 2017) in Taiwan have now changed to 24-27th November 2017.


February 10th-2016

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Davos Declaration

Drug firms ask governments to do more in fight against superbugs. In a declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, firms called for coordinated efforts to cut unnecessary use of antibiotics and support development of new ones, including by creating new economic models and investing in research.


February 10th-2016

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The Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit

A new approach has been launched to strengthen national and international capacity, improve practices and change behaviour to achieve safer, high quality patient care. This work is now being led by a new Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit at WHO.


January 21st-2016

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