BulNoso

Bulgarian Association for Infection Prevention and Control

Country Bulgaria
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Acronym of Organization BulNoso
Full Name of Organization Bulgarian Association for Infection Prevention and Control

Institution Name Bulgarian Association for Infection Prevention and Control
Street / No. "Bialo more" 8
Postal Code 1527
City Sofia

Number of Members 594

President Assoc. Prof. Rossitza Vatcheva-Dobrevska, MD, PhD,MPH
Phone No. of President +359 2 94 32 546; 359 882 53 95 65
Further contact person(s)
Assoc. Prof. Nina Gatcheva, MD,PhD
nina.gacheva@gmail.com
+359 886 32 12 86

Further Information

                                                                                 

 

12th  NATIONAL CONGRESS  ON NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS

OF THE BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION FOR PREVENTION AND INFECTION CONTROL  BULNOSO and

6st NATIONAL SEMINAR OF THE BULNOSO ACADEMY

Co-organized with  the University Hospital “St. Anna” – Sofia

Sofia, 1516 November 2018

 First  Announcement

 

 

   

The main purpose of the Bulgarian Association for Prevention and Infection Control “BulNoso” is to provide information on European standards and innovation to a wide range of experts from clinical and preventive  medicine necessary for their professional development. For its information and training purposes BulNoso maintains the renewed website www.bulnoso.org, the BulletinNosocomial Infections”, and the National Congress with international participation.

Traditionally, the main topics of the nosocomial infections surveillance with its epidemiological, ethiological and clinical aspects, as well as the implementation of complex measures to prevent the healthcare-associated infections, will be discussed during the working sessions of the congress, and the company’s exhibition will illustrate recent advances in methods and technologies for development and use of products to ensure hospital hygiene, disinfection and sterilization.

In 2018, the scientific programme will be focused on:

– Protection of the hospital personnel through immunization: hepatitis B, influenza;

– Sterilization in hospital practice: organization, education, implementation of standards, problems;

– Spread of multi-resistant pathogens – current emergency: new type of resistance (x-drug and pan-drug);

–  Presentation and discussion on: The WHO Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention and Control Programmes to support HCFs 

The Congress will be hosted by one of the BSHHP Model Hospitals, University Hopital “St. Anna” Sofia, an example of successful combining the best traditions with the progress in introduction of the European healthcare standards.

 12th National Congress of BulNoso will continue to support the WHO Initiatives „Global Patient Safety Challenge”

On behalf of the Organizing committee of the 12th National Congress on Nosocomial Infections and the BulNoso Board I would like to invite all of you who are interested to obtain and share scientific and practical knowledge within the different topics of the forum, to join us for BulNoso 2018 at the conference centre of the University Hospital “St. Anna” in Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nina Gatcheva                                                                   Assoc. Prof. Dr                                                                                                                                     Rossitza Vatcheva

 

Honorary President                                                  BulNoso President and

                                                                                       Chair of the Organizing Committee

 

MAIN TOPICS:

 

  1. Personnel and patient’s protection through immunization: hepatitis B, influenza.
  2. Patient Safety: Hand Hygiene and prevention of HAIs associated with invasive procedures.
  3. Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in hospital practice.
  4. Surveillance of multi-resistant pathogens: new type of resistance (xdrug and pandrug).
  5. Surveillance and prevention of sharp injuries in hospital.

 

This year a special attention will be given to: Sterilization in hospital practice: organization, education, implementation of standards, problems.