Patient safety

Central American Country Group Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

21 September 2007

On September 21st a country group launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" took place at the National Anthropology Museum at 17:00 hrs. In the presence of about 300 senior level participants, the Mexican Minister of Health Dr José Ángel Córdova, hosted a ceremony together with seven other Ministers of Health or the representatives from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama. The eight Ministers of Health or their representatives signed a statement pledging to take action on health care-associated infection in their countries in the presence of Sir Liam Donaldson, Chair of the World Alliance for Patient Safety.

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