27 November 2012
Organised by Health First Europe

EVENT: Advancing patient safety in the EU – Reducing healthcare-associated infections

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
European Parliament

On 27 November 2012, Health First Europe together with MEP Christofer Fjellner (EPP, Sweden) will organise a follow-up roundtable debate on Advancing patient safety in the EU: Reducing healthcare-associated infections. This event – which will take place at the European Parliament – will bring together high-level stakeholder to discuss the current state of infection control in Europe and the next steps for reducing HCAIs.  Panelists included the World Health Organization, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the German Society for Hospital Hygiene.

Keynote contributors

JOHN BOWIS – Honorary President HFE
HERTA ADAM– Acting Deputy Head of Unit, Health Threats, DG SANCO
DR. ROBERTO BERTOLLINI – Chief Scientist, WHO Representative to the EU
DR. SONJA HANSEN– Representative, German Coalition for Patient Safety
TRIONA FORTUNE – Director of Programmes, International Society for Quality in Health Care
DR. MARTIN EXNER – President, German Society for Hospital Hygiene