Patient safety

2006 events


Advancing methods and measures for patient safety research

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18-19 December 2006 - Geneva, Switzerland

Third Meeting Of The Drafting Group for the International Patient Safety Event Taxonomy

13-14 December 2006 - Geneva , Switzerland

Principles for building capacity for patient safety research

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10-11 December 2006 - Bangkok, Thailand

2nd International Congress on Infectious & Tropical Diseases

4-7 December 2006 - Muscat, Oman

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

4 December 2006 - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Launch of the Global Patient Safety Challenge"Clean Care is Safer Care" as part of the 6th Malta Medical School Conference

30th November 2006 -Valletta, Malta

ESCMID-SHEA Training Course in Hospital Epidemiology 2006

25–28 November 2006 - Baden/Vienna, Austria

International conference on patients safety: Challenges and Realities in the Spanish National Health Service

15-16 November 2006 - Madrid, Spain

Launch of the Global Patient Safety Challenge in Spain

15 November 2006 - Madrid, Spain

A Year of Cleaner and Safer Care

10 November 2006 - Geneva, Switzerland

29th Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference - Quality: The Pathway to Success

28 October 2006 - Chicago, United States of America

Halifax 6: The Canadian Healthcare Safety Symposium

Safety Management: Changing the Way We Do Things
19-21 October 2006 - Vancouver, Canada

Canada participates in the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006

20 October 2006 - Vancouver, Canada

Technical workshop on Patient Safety and Care of Acutely Ill Patients: changing the paradigm

22 September 2006 - Barcelona, Spain

Infection Control

17-19 September 2006 - Dubai, UAE

Inauguration of the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006 "Clean Care is Safer Care"

17 September 2006 - Dhaka, Bangladesh

Launch of the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006

17 September 2006 - Dubai, UAE

International Patient Safety Summit (IPPS)

16-18 September 2006 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Patient Safety in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education: Have we got it Right?

ASME Annual Scientific Meeting 2006
6-8 September 2006 - The University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

VHA - A World of Excellence

Lecture by Sir Liam Donaldson at the Senior Leadership Conference
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
29-31 August 2006, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Five challenges for patient safety

Lecture by Sir Liam Donaldson at the University of California
28 August 2006 - San Francisco, USA

First Meeting of the Expert Working Group to Establish Priority Areas for Research on Patient Safety

13-14 July 2006 - Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting on the Affirmation of India's commitment to "Clean Care is Safer Care"

14 July 2006 - New Delhi, India

WHO/SEAR Workshop on Patient Safety in Healthcare

12-14 July 2006 - New Delhi, India

Country group inauguration of the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006: Clean Care is Safer Care

3 July 2006 - Moscow, Russia

GHTF 2006 Conference: Design for Patient Safety in a Global Regulatory Model

Global Harmonization Task Force
28-30 June 2006 - Lübeck, Germany

Patient Safety Conference

One-day meeting on patient safety organised by the Ministry of Health of Slovenia, the Institute of Public Health of Slovenia, the British Embassy Ljubljana, the Medical Chamber, WHO, Nurses and Midwives Association of Slovenia and the Council of Europe
6 June 2006 - Ljubljana, Slovenia

Invest in Error Prevention

Risk management for personnel and patient safety
1-2 June 2006 - Stockholm,Sweden

Fifty-ninth World Health Assembly

World Alliance for Patient Safety: Actions and achievements
27 May 2006 - Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting on the Affirmation of Malaysia's Commitment to the WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge 2006

15 May 2006 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Workshop on Methodologies for Medical Records Review

8-11 May 2006 - EMRO, Cairo, Egypt

3rd Annual Excellence in Nursing Conference

Patient Safety...Let's Put It Into Practice!
5 May 2006 - Jacksonville, FL, USA

Second meeting of the Drafting Group for the Development of the International Patient Safety Event Classification

4 May 2006 – WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

11th European Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

26-28 April 2006 - Prague, Czech Republic

Aviation Safety and Patient Safety Expert Meeting

5 April 2006 - London, UK

16th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

1–4 April 2006 - Nice, France

Healthcare Associated Infection 2006

30-31 March 2006 - London, UK

Meeting of Conceptual Framework Working Group

Taxonomy Drafting Group
30 March 2006 - WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

World Health Care Congress-Europe

29-31 March 2006 - Château Les Fontaines in Chantilly, France

Global Patient Safety Challenge special event at the "Changing the culture" conference

13 March 2006 - Belfast, Ireland

Second Intercountry Consultation on Patient Safety

11-13 March 2006 - Muscat, Oman

Core group meeting of experts

Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006: "Clean Care is Safer Care"
9-10 March 2006

Culture of Safety: A System Strategy to Reduce Medical Errors and Improve Patient Safety

3 March 2006 - Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Chicago Patient Safety Forum

2nd Global Patients Congress

22-24 February 2006 - Barcelona, Spain

Seize the moment: reaching excellence in patient safety

Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions (RMF) and the Kaiser Permanente
6-7 February 2006 - Boston, USA

Patient Safety 2006

National Patient Safety Agency
1-2 February 2006 - London, UK

The World Alliance for Patient Safety: addressing health care-associated infection

WHO Lyon Office for National Epidemic Preparedness and Response
26 January 2006 - Lyon, France

Luton and Dunstable Hospitals NHS Trust

23 January 2006 - Luton, England

Japanese Society for Quality and Safety in Health Care Symposium

9 January 2006 - Tokyo, Japan
Sir Liam Donaldson presented a keynote address on "Patient Safety: the International Challenge" and the World Alliance for Patient Safety. The Symposium was organised by JSQSH with 120 participants including hospital directors, clinical leaders and researchers. Presentations on patient safety in Japan covered the themes of adverse event studies and experiences with reporting and adverse drug reactions.

International Conference in Patient Safety: Challenges and Realities in the Spanish National Health Service

15-16 November 2006 - Madrid, Spain

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