Core Components for Infection Prevention and Control Programs: A World Health Organization Network Report.

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Summary of "Core Components for Infection Prevention and Control Programs: A World Health Organization Network Report."

Under the leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO), the core components necessary for national and local infection prevention and control programs are identified. These components were determined by a network of international experts who are representatives from WHO regional offices and relevant WHO programs. The respective roles of the national authorities and the local healthcare facilities are delineated.


From the Department of Quality and Risk Management, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong (W.H.S.); the Ministry of Health of Chile, Quality and Safety of Health Care, Santiago, Chile (F.O.); and the World Health Organization, Department of Epidemic and Pandemic

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Name: Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
ISSN: 1559-6834


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