Training course on control of multidrug-resistant micro-organisms in health care settings
ECDC is organising a short course on “Control of multidrug-resistant micro-organisms (MDROs) in health care settings”. This training opportunity is addressed at healthcare professionals from European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries with current or future responsibility for the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) due to MDROs working at national or local level. The course is offered by invitation only and participants are identified through the ECDC Coordinating Competent Bodies.
Annual meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee for the European Antibiotic Awareness day (EAAD)
The EAAD Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meets once a year to provide technical advice and the strategic direction for EAAD. In 2019 the meeting will be held in Stockholm on 22 - 24 May.
World Hand Hygiene Day 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
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.
Tackling antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections: Event at the European Parliament, 17 November 2016
Health First Europe organised this meeting of the European Parliamentary Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care to discuss tackling antibiotic resistance and healthcare-associated infections.
TRICE-IS project (Implementation of a training strategy for Infection Control in the European Union)
In December 2012, the TRICE-IS project (Implementation of a training strategy for Infection Control in the European Union) started as a next step in ECDC’s support to national training programmes for infection control and hospital hygiene (IC/HH).
Second joint meeting of Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections (ARHAI) NetworksArchived
The meeting addressed a wide range of issues concerning antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial consumption and healthcare-associated infections.