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Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) and Antibiotic Resistance

International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW)

Infection prevention is everyone's business. To heighten awareness of the need to protect patients from healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), the Arizona HAI Advisory Committee is partnering with the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to support International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), which occurs globally October 18-24, 2015. This year’s focus is on hand hygiene. To view HAI Advisory Committee resources, please visit our HAI Strategies for Training, Education, and Prevention (STEP) Subcommittee webpage. The HAI Program has also partnered with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI), APIC Grand Canyon to bring a healthcare worker influenza vaccination awareness campaign. See below for more information.

Additional Information

Please visit the websites below for for additional information concerning infection prevention and patient safety.

Healthcare-Associated Infection Program International Infection Prevention Week Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology