Due to the current COVID pandemic situation, the AGA is conducted as an online survey (questionary) between November 18th and 25th, ending at 12:00 noon (Paris time zone).
By 18 November 2020, all Full members (with voting rights) will receive a personalised link to log in to the survey. You will find all documents regarding the agenda and the election of the Executive Committee Members directly in the survey.

If you are the president of an association member of the WFHSS and you did not receive the link by email please contact; 

Election of Executive Committee

The period of office of the following EC-members expires in November 2020: Dr. Christine Denis, France / Hervé Ney, Switzerland / Dr. Tillo Miorini, Austria / Teresa Salinska, Poland / Marcia Takeiti, Brazil. 

Therefore there are 7 vacancies to be filled in the EC. We have received the 8 following applications to join the Executive Committee:

  1. David Bellami, FSRACA, Australia (new)
  2. Damien Berg, IAHCSMM, USA (new)
  3. Carolina Chiodini, FUDESA, Argentina (new)
  4. Christine Denis, SF2S, France (current President and EC-member)
  5. Patricia Gutierrez Alegria, SPECH, Chile (new)
  6. Tillo Miorini, ÖGSV, Austria (current EC-member)
  7. Hervé Ney, SGSV-SSSH, Switzerland (current EC-member)
  8. Peter Zougris, Gorna, Greece (new)

All candidate dossiers are available here.

WFHSS Digital Day – 26th November 2020:

You can find all further information at

Dear member of the WFHSS, Since the outbreak of the COVD-19 (Coronavirus) has started the board of the HKSSMA (organizers of this year’s WFHSS congress in Macau, China) and the executive board of the WFHSS have been carefully monitoring the situation in the world. Also looking for the impact of this virus for all the people that are going to attend the congress (attendees and sponsors) in order to protect all our fellow co-workers working in the field of Hospital Sterilisation…





Dear colleagues! In these uncertain times during this COVID-19 crises we would like to express our respect for all our colleagues that work in the CSSD (RUMED) departments all over the world. We support you very much that you make sure that all our patients are safe and our co-workers in the hospitals are able to do their jobs in the safest way possible. We realize that these times will ask sacrifices and sometimes drastic decisions and that temporariliy changes in the way we work might be necessary! Good Luck! The Executive Committee of the WFHSS


Dear Colleagues, dear Friends,

The WFHSS Executive Committee is pleased to put the WFHSS Guidelines at your disposal.
They have been written for all the professionals working directly or indirectly in the field of the reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices (RMD) used in health care facilities.

They are the result of a consensus from a review of national practices, standards, regulations.
They are intended to provide guidance and the state of the art recommendations from an academic world society focused on science but their purpose is not to supersede local regulations, standards or guidelines.
They will be updated regularly to follow the evolution of the science and the evolution of the RMD as well as technologies.

Your feedback is essential to contribute to the improvement of the Guidelines, feel free to use the form to send your comments or suggestions.

We wish you interesting reading!

On behalf of the Executive Committee

Dr Christine DENIS

WFHSS President