WHO EMRO | Infection control

  • Published 2015


The WHO assists Member States in reducing dissemination of health care associated infections. Photo credit: WHOHealth care-associated infections (HAIs) are considered the most frequent adverse events that threaten patient safety around the world. Around 5% to 15% of patients admitted to acute care hospitals in developed countries acquire HAIs at any given time. The risk of acquiring infection is 2 to 20 times higher in developing countries.

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@inproceedings{EMRO2015WHOE, title={WHO EMRO | Infection control}, author={WHO EMRO}, year={2015} }