Once again, we've collected for you sterilization and infection control news items that we found to be interesting. Enjoy them!
The Journal Gazette – 11 March, 2016
The first stage of a hospital renovation is usually the sterilization facilities. This is another reminder that sterilization is at the heart of the hospital.
The New York Times – 2 April, 2016
A personal account of HAI reminds us that we're talking about people's lives, not statics.
HealthCareBusiness – 04 April, 2016
Sterilizer manufacturers and clinical staff are getting smarter about what capacity means for effectiveness of the sterilization cycle.
Pharmaceutical Processing – 12 April, 2016
Traditional pharmaceutical packaging materials have been refined over decades to provide a high degree of protection for sensitive goods. However, with technological advancement, new packaging challenges have arisen which are better solved with the use of a new generation of materials.
Becker's Infection Control – 15 April, 2016
Rigid containers and sterilization wraps are two major sterilization packaging types for sterile instruments used in the healthcare setting. Which is best? Find answers in a recent study.
Awoko.org – 12 April, 2016
Sierra Leone puts together procedures for waste management. At a recent disclosure session of environmental and social management framework, the Directorate of Environmental Health presented a handbook on health sector development system strengthening project which will be supported by Government and the World Bank.
GhanaWeb – 18 April, 2016
Doctors at the Accident Center of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital are unable to operate on patients with emergency cases due to the lack of key logistics.