IIPW – Do your part and join the movement
International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) provides a focal point for infection preventionists, healthcare professionals, consumers, organizations, and industry partners to shine a light on infection prevention and its power to save lives.
Start planning for IIPW 2013, October 20-26. Review the resources on the site for ideas.
- New 2013 Community Education Grant Program application. Check out the new chapter grant program for the 2013 IIPW. Application deadline May 15, 2013.
- Apply for the 2013 Partnership in Prevention Award. Deadline is July 1, 2013. Learn more.
- “Infection Prevention & You” materials help patients ask questions about their care and stay safe from infection in the hospital, an ambulatory care facility, long-term care facility, or while receiving healthcare services in their home. Share these new materials!
- Read an IIPW post by APIC CEO Katrina Crist, on the CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog.