Clean Care is Safer Care

2007 events


Patient Safety and "Clean Care is Safer Care" - First Awareness raising workshop on Patient Safety issues in the African Region

10-12 December 2007, Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda commits to the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

10 December 2007 - Kigali, Rwanda

Colombia launches the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

4 December 2007 - Bogota, Colombia

MERCOSUR countries - Committed to address health care-associated infection

30 November 2007 - Montevideo, Uruguay

6th Symposium on Nosocomial Infections and Disinfection

29-30 November, 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria

China launches the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

27 November 2007 - Beijing, China

International Forum of Crisis Management for Infectious Diseases

17-18 November 2007 - Tokyo, Japan

5th World Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases

15-18 November 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

The 2nd Eastern Mediterranean Regional Infection Control Congress and the 16th Annual Conference of the Egyptian Society of Infection Control Networking for Better Achievement

9-12 November, 2007, Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt

Costa Rica - Launch of pilot site

8 November 2007 - San Jose, Costa Rica

Norway committed to address health care-associated infection

31 October 2007 - Oslo, Norway

Pakistan launches the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

29 October 2007 - Islamabad, Pakistan

Annual Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)

18-22 October 2007 - Budapest, Hungary

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

29 September 2007 - Washington, D.C. USA

Central American Country Group Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" and 5° Foro Nacional y 2° Foro Internacional par la Calidad en Salud

21 September 2007 - Mexico City, Mexico

Patient Safety -Infection Control

In association with the GCC Centre for Infection Control
2-4 September 2007 - Abu Dhabi, UAE

First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" : Signing ceremony by Qatar

2 September 2007 - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Core group meeting - First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

30-31 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

Country campaigning meeting - First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

29-30 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

Training workshop - First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

Testing the implementation of the WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy
27-28 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

JCR's Annual Infection Prevention and Control Conference

20-21 August 2007 - Chicago, Illinois, USA

Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" in Jordan

16 August 2007 - Amman, Jordan

Affirmation of Indonesia's commitment to address health care-associated infection

17 July 2007 - Jakarta, Indonesia

3rd International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC)

8-11 July 2007 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Innovation in Infection Prevention 2007 APIC Annual Conference

24-28 June 2007 - San Jose, California

Regional Patient Safety Workshop on "Clean Care is Safer Care"

20-22 June 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

13th International Congress for Infectious Diseases(ISID)

19-22 June 2007 - Lisbon, Portugal

Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

20 June 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

National workshop on patient safety and infection control

10 May 2007 - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

2nd International Congress of Infection Control in Tehran and launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge

6-11 May 2007 - Tehran, Iran

Patient Safety Conference and Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge

26 April 2007 - Copenhagen , Denmark

17th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and 25th International Congress of Chemotherapy , ECCMID 2007

31 March - 3 April 2007 - Munich, Germany

Regional Global Patient Safety Challenge Workshop - PAHO

5-7 March 2007 - San Jose, Costa Rica

Inauguration of the Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

18 January 2007 - Bamako, Mali

WHO supports World Sepsis Day - 13 September 2014

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands promotional video

Key documents

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (revised Aug 2009)

Guide to implementation of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy (revised Aug 2009)

Contact us

For more information about Clean Care is Safer Care, please contact the team at savelives@who.int.