Infectious Diseases


The Infection Diseases programme focuses on reducing infectious diseases and promoting patient safety for all residents in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. For instance, attention is being paid to (multi) resistant pathogens such as:

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


Examples of this programme's activities are:

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



Conference euPrevent COVID-19

December 16, 2021


Official award of the third euPrevent hospital seal

June 26, 2017

Congres 'Patiëntveiligheid in de EMR'

November 25, 2014


February 9, 2021

‘Beyond Borders: Breakfast Debate’ on Public service delivery and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic

December 19, 2020

Assignment 'Corona research in the border region of North Rhine-Westphalia-Netherlands'

October 5, 2020

COVID-19: A new series of COVIDnars by WHO RHN