Infectious Diseases

Objective

The Infection Diseases programme focuses on reducing infectious diseases and promoting patient safety for all residents in the border region between the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany (the border region). For instance, attention is being paid to (multi)resistant pathogens such as:

  • the so-called hospital bacteria;
  • hygienic measures;
  • protocols for patient safety.

Activities

Examples of this programme's activities are:

  • developing a cross-border network of expertise;
  • research into preventing MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and other infectious diseases;
  • developing the ‘Patient Safety Quality Seal (Hygiene and Prevention of Infections) for hospitals, nursing homes and rehabilitation centres.


Events

Retrospect

Conference euPrevent COVID-19

December 16, 2021

Citizens’ Summits on experience during Corona time

May 8, 2021

Official award of the third euPrevent hospital seal

June 26, 2017

News

December 20, 2021

Final conference ‘The impact of COVID-19 on the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion’

November 5, 2021

First result of project “euPrevent COVID-19” revealed

November 3, 2021

Great similarities between countries of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion: Interim results on the impact of COVID-19 on the border region