The 7th Villacher Hygienetag

Experts from almost a dozen European countries - including for the first time
Russia, Bulgaria, Serbia and Croatia - will meet at the Villacher Hygienetag (Hospital Hygiene Congress) in October to discuss "Antibiotic resistance - development, consequences and concepts".

20 presentations and discussion rounds will try to find answers to why the antibiotics and other agents developed to vanquish viruses and bacteria also made the organisms stronger.
The broad range of topics covers:
  • inter alia infection risks after natural disasters
  • sources of infections in hospitals, a look at the relationship between nursing staff and physicians from a sociological point of view
  • the applicability of aviation safety strategies to healthcare
  • the economic aspects of improved hospital hygiene will also be discussed.
Conference languages: German, English, Italian, with
simultaneous interpreting.
The conference will take place in Villach, Austria from 15-16 October


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