Patient safety

2007 events


International Conference on Patient Safety: "Patients for Patient Safety"

13-14 December 2007, Madrid, Spain

WHO Radiotherapy Safety Review Meeting

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10-12 December 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

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

Country Group Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" in Uruguay

30 November 2007, Montevideo, Uruguay

World Healthcare Students' Symposium

26 November - 1 December 2007 - Albufeira, Portugal

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

27 November 2007 - Beijing, China

Taxonomy meting with technical experts from the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions

26 November 2007 - Tokyo, Japan

Congreso Europeo de Pacientes

20-22 November 2007, Madrid, Spain

International Forum of Crisis Management for Infectious Diseases

17-19 November 2007 - Tokyo, Japan

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

15-18 November 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

ESCMID-SHEA Training Course in Hospital Epidemiology 2007

10-13 November 2007 - Praha, Czech Republic

2007 International Symposium on Health Care Policy - Commonwealth Fund

Action on Patient Safety: High 5s
1 November 2007, Washington, DC, USA

Forum 11, Global Forum for Health Research

29 October - 2 November - Beijing China

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

World Alliance for Patient Safety - High 5s Steering Group Meeting

22-23 October 2007, WHO HQ, Geneva, Switzerland

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

18-22 October 2007 - Budapest, Hungary

24th International Conference of ISQua, The International Society for Quality in Health Care

30 September - 3 October 2007 - Boston, USA

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

29 September 2007 - Washington, D.C. USA

Patient Safety Research - Shaping the European Agenda

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24-26 September 2007 - Porto, Portugal

5° Foro Nacional y 2° Foro Internacional par la Calidad en Salud

20-21 September 2007 - Mexico City, Mexico

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

21 September 2007 - Mexico City, Mexico

Réseau international pour la planification et l'amélioration de la qualité et de la sécurité dans les systèmes de sante en Afrique

19-21 September 2007 - Bordeaux, France

International Patient Safety Conference

6 September 2007 - Dublin, Ireland

Call for applications to attend the European Regional "Patients for Patient Safety" Workshop

3-6 September 2007 - Dublin, Ireland

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

First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

Core Group Meeting
30-31 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care"

Country Campaigning Meeting
29-30 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

WHO First Global Patient Safety Challenge

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

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

17 July 2007 - Jakarta, Indonesia

Regional Patient Safety Workshop on "Patients for Patient Safety" in South East Asia

17-19 July 2007 - Jakarta, Indonesia

Second Technical Working Group Meeting - "Safe Surgery Saves Lives"

9-11 July 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

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

8-11 July 2007 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Medicon 2007 - 11th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing

26–30 June 2007 - Ljubljana, Slovenia

Innovation in Infection Prevention - 2007 APIC Annual Conference

24-28 June 2007 - San Jose, California, USA

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

20-22 June 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

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

20 June 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

13th International Congress for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

19-22 June 2007 - Lisbon, Portugal

Patient for Patient Safety Workshop - Patients meet to promote mother and child health in the Americas

11 June 2007 - Oakbrook, Illinois, USA

Meeting of the Drafting Group for the International Classification for Patient Safety

8 June 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

Joint Commission Resources - Seeing your way clear to apology and disclosure

6-7 June 2007 - Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Atelier preparatoire du Colloque des Ministres de la santé de l'espace francophone sur l'amelioration de la qualité et de la securité dans les systèmes de santé en Afrique

5-6 June 2007 - Bordeaux, France

Patient for Patient Safety workshop

1-3 June - Kiev, Ukraine

XIV Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Preventiva

30 May - 2 June 2007 - La Coruña, Spain

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

9th Annual NPSF Congress

Learning from the past, Creating the future
3-5 May 2007 - Washington DC, USA

Launch of nine Patient Safety Solutions

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2 May 2007 - Washington, DC, USA

Research for Patient Safety: Annual Meeting of the Advisory Council

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1 May 2007 - Rockville, MD, USA

First Technical Working Group Meeting
"Safe Surgery Saves Lives"

18-20 April 2007 - London, UK

International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care

18-19 April 2007 - Barcelona , Spain

5th Annual Meeting of the Quality Improvement Research Network (QIRN)

16-17 April 2007 - Lisbon, Portugal

Working Meeting on Research into Quality and Safety Improvement and visits to projects

16-17 April 2007 - Lisbon, Portugal

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

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16 April 2007 - Copenhagen , Denmark

17th ECCMID Educational Workshop on the Global Patient Safety Challenge

31 March-4 April 2007 - Munich, Germany

1st International Patient Safety Congress

28-31 March 2007 - Antalya, Turkey

Launch of a Research for Patient Safety project in Central and South America

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27-31 March 2007 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Patients for Patient Safety Regional Workshop

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26-28 March 2007 - Cairo, Egypt

3rd Annual World Health Care Congress - Europe 2007

26-28 March 2007 - Barcelona, Spain

Safety in healthcare: Today's challenges by Sir Liam Donaldson

14 March 2007 - University of Teeside, Newcastle, UK

Regional Global Patient Safety Challenge Workshop - PAHO

5-7 March 2007 - San Jose, Costa Rica

Patient Safety 2007-Developing Strategic Approaches

22-23 February 2007 - Valletta, Malta

2nd Experts meeting in nursing and patient safety

12-15 February 2007 - Miami, USA

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

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February 8th 2007 - Reykjavik, Iceland

Priority setting for research on patient safety

1-2 February - Geneva, Switzerland

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

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18 January 2007 - Bamako, Mali

First International Consultation on Improving the Safety of Surgical Care

11-12 January 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland

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