Patient safety

A success story of reducing risk of surgical site infections

WHO awards AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kenya, for excellence in implementing the Surgical Unit-based Safety Programme (SUSP)

As part of a multi-centre WHO-led project on measuring and reducing the risk of Surgical Site Infection in five African Hospitals, AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya has been operating a multimodal infection prevention and quality improvement intervention since August 2014.

5 May 2015 SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign

This year is different!

A call to action in support of 5 May 2015 SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign, launched in 2009, and importantly to commemorate ten years of the WHO Clean Care is Safer Care programme 2005-2015.

APPS Web-Based Registration Mechanism Open

African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS) has an actively growing community in English. The registration mechanism remains open.

We are delighted that an APPS web-based registration mechanism has been launched in French.
Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer que la procédure d’enregistrement auprès des Partenariats Africains pour la Sécurité des Patients (APPS) est désormais disponible en Français.

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