3rd June, 2010
8:30 - 9:30
Registration and welcome.
Ramón y Cajal Auditorium. . School of Medicine. Complutense University of Madrid. Spain.
9:30 - 10:30
Pablo Rivero Corte. Director-General. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
The role of the Ministry of Health and Social Policy in combating healthcare-associated infection (HAI) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Concha Colomer Revuelta. Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
10:30 - 11:00
The role of the WHO in Europe in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. Zsuzsanne Jakab. Regional Director, WHO European Region.
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:30
Round Table 1: International strategies for preventing antimicrobial resistance.
Chair: José Campos. Antibiotics, Bacteriology Laboratory. Spanish National Microbiology Center. Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Majadahonda, Madrid. Spain.
- Advanced surveillance determining the occurrence and spread of antibiotic resistant pathogens through European health care systems. Hajo Grundmann. Professor for the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. University Medical Centre Groningen. Holanda.
- Scientific perspective concerning the microbial threat to patient safety in Europe. Dominique L. Monnet. Senior Expert, Antimicrobial Resistance & Healthcare-Associated-Infections Scientific Advice Unit, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Estocolmo. Suecia.
- Centre for Disease Control Anti-AMR Campaign: ”Get Smart for Healthcare Campaign”. Edina Avdic. Pharmacy Director, Get Smart for Healthcare Campaign-CDC. Associate Director, Antibiotic Management Program-The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore. Estados Unidos.
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 17:00
Round Table 2: European strategies for preventing in hospital antimicrobial resistance. An EU challenge.
Chair: Enrique Terol. Health and Consumer Affairs Counsellor. Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union. Brussels. Belgium.
- Strategies for preventing AMR at Swedish hospitals. Johan Struwe. Professor. Department of Epidemiology. Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control. Solna. Suecia.
- Combating AMR in Belgium. Christiaan Decoster. Director-General, Federal Service of Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Directorate-General for the Organisation of Health Care Establishments. Bélgica.
- Experiences in AMR prevention at French hospitals. Jean-Michel Azanowsky. Conseiller technique chargé du programme national antibiorésistance. Point focal français sur l’antibiorésistance. Bureau Infections et autres risques liés aux soins. Direction Générale de la Santé. Ministère de la Santé et des Sports. Francia.
- Conclusions from the Czech Presidency and next steps. Vlastimil Jindrák. Head of Clinical Microbiology. Na Homolce Hospital. República Checa.
- Activities in Hungary for preventing AMR and controlling HCAI. Emese Szilágyi. Senior expert. Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Hygiene. National Center for Epidemiology. Budapest. Hungría.
- Spanish experience in combating AMR. José Campos. Antibiotics, Bacteriology Laboratory. Spanish National Microbiology Center. Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Majadahonda, Madrid. Spain.
17:00 - 18:30
The WHO First Global Patient Safety Challenge: making infection control, with hand hygiene as the essential basis, a priority in health care everywheres. Benedetta Allegranzi. Deputy Project Lead, "Clean Care is Safer Care". WHO Patient Safety Programme. Geneva. Switzerland.
Round Table 3: Promoting Hand Hygiene. Experiences in the Spanish National Health System.
Chair: Ildefonso Hernández Aguado. Director-General of Public Health and Foreign Health. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
- Implementation and evaluation of the Spanish National Health System’s Hand Hygiene Programme. Teresa-Pi Sunyer. National Programme Coordinator . Spain.
- Evaluation of the promotion of hand hygiene in the Canary Islands in 2009. Jesús Molina Cabrillana. Chief of Preventive Medicine. Hospital Universitario Insular Materno Infantil. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Spain.
- Deployment hand hygiene`s strategy in Cantabria. Mª Felisa Lois Cámara. Deputy Director of Development and Quality Care. Cantabrian Health Service. Spain.
- Implementation strategy of safe hand hygiene practices in Primary Healthcare in Andalusia. Pilar Vázquez Garijo. Andalusian Health Service. Spain
4th June, 2010
9:00 – 9:30
Implementation of national strategies for reducing CVC-related bacteraemia. Itziar Larizgoitia. Head Research & Knowledge Management. WHO Patient Safety Programme. Geneva. Switzerland.
9:30 – 11:00
Round Table 4: The Role of the Spanish National Health System Professionals in Preventing HCAI.
Chair: Yolanda Agra. Senior Advisor. Quality Agency of the National Health System, Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 - 12:30
- The European Medicines Agency: A Model of Patient-Consumer Interaction. Juan García Burgos. Head of Public Information and Stakeholder Networking – Medical Information. European Medicines Agency. London. United Kingdom.
- Antibiotic consumption and use in Spain. Edurne Lázaro Bengoa. Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance. Spanish Medicines and Medical Products Agency. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
12:30 - 14:00
Round Table 5: The role of patients and citizens in patient safety and HCAI and AMR prevention.
Chair: Alberto Infante Campos. Director-General of Professional Arrangement, Cohesion of the National Health System of Health and Inspection. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
- Promoting patient safety culture and partnership – the role of the European Patients’ Forum. Nicola Bedlington. European Patients' Forum. Belgium.
- Patient Safety Citizen Trainers Network. Joan Carles March Cerdá. Andalusian School of Public Health. Granada. Spain.
- Patients and citizens’ experience.
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
Patient Safety and Quality of Healthcare at the EU Level. Katja Neubauer. Principal administrator. Section leader patients and healthcare. Directorate-General Health and Consumers. European Commmission. Bruselas. Bélgica.
15:30 - 17:30
Round Table 6: Patient safety research and knowledge networks: European projects.
Chair: Concha Colomer Revuelta.Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.
- EUNetPaS: Project development and preliminary results. Jean Bacou. EUNetPaS coordinator. Head, International Affairs National Authority for Health (HAS). Francia.
- Patient Safety in Europe: results of the MARQUIS project and perspectives of the future. Rosa Suñol. Directora del Instituto Universitario Avedis Donabedian-UAB. Barcelona. España.
- Patient safety in Primary Care: the Linneaus project. Aneez Esmail. Associate Vice-President & Professor of General Practice. University of Manchester. Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences. School of Community-based Medicine. Reino Unido.
Conclusions and Closing lecture
Concha Colomer Revuelta. Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.