IFIC Past Conferences

Brazil 2017 Presentations

Day Title Type
Thur 28/09/2017 Plenary Symposium 1 - ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
Ana Cristina Gales (SP)
Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance
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David Jenkins (United Kingdom)
Antibiotic stewardship as part of the prevention strategy
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Arjana Tambic (Croatia)
From strategy to reality
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Keynote Lecture 1
Candace Friedman (United States)
Achieving quality in IPC: Where have we reached and what challenges lie ahead
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PRO-CON DEBATE - IS HAND HYGIENE THE “BE ALL & END ALL” OF IC?
Yes - Speaker: Linda Greene (United States) Download in PDF Format
No - Speaker: Egil Lingaas (Norway) Download in PDF Format
WORKSHOP 1 - Implementation science in prevention of HAI
Terrie Lee (United States)
Implementation at the bedside
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Deborah Xuereb (Malta)
Adaptation and ownership in IPC implementation: a case study
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WORKSHOP 2 - If I had $10,000 which IPC intervention would i choose?
Linus Kirimi Ndegwa (Kenya)  Download in PDF Format
Carlos Starling (MG) Download in PDF Format
WORKSHOP 3 - Controversies in Endoscope Processing
Tina Bradley (United Kingdom)
What’s new in endoscope processing
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Larissa Garms Thimoteo Cavassin (SP)
Biofilms in Endoscopy
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Roundtable 1 - Prevention of HAI in Burns Patients
Thais Guimarães (SP)
Issues of infection in Burns patients
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Pauline Jumaa (United Kingdom)
Prevention of infection in Burns Units
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Mark Garvey (United Kingdom)
Outbreak detection & control
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Roundtable 2 - Economics and HAI
Denise Cardo (United States)
The CDC experience: investment to promote prevention
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Fri 29/09/2017  Plenary Symposium 2 - CORE COMPONENTS OF INFECTION CONTROL PROGRAMMES
Benedetta Allegranzi (Switzerland)
Traversing across countries and economics: the critical components of an IPC programme
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Ricardo Bustamante (Chile)
Perspective for Latin-America and Caribbean
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Antonio Carlos Campos Pignatari (SP)
Difficulties in implementing IPC core components
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 Keynote Lecture 2
Anna Sara Levin (SP)
Innovative and multidisciplinary approach for HAI prevention & control
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PRO-CON DEBATE 2 - EFFECTIVE CONTROL OF RESISTANT GRAM NEGATIVE ORGANISMS REQUIRES IMPLEMENTATION OF STRINGENT CONTACT PRECAUTIONS
Mirian de Freitas Dalben (SP) Download in PDF Format
WORKSHOP 4 - Controversies in Endoscope Processing
Tina Bradley (United Kingdom)
Navigating the maze of disinfectants: what to look out for
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Vital Ribeiro (SP)
Waste management in low and middle income countries
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Kazuko Uchikawa Graziano (SP)
Measuring cleanliness on surfaces: is technology helping?
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WORKSHOP 5 -IPC in Neonatal settings / Haematology
Rosana Richtmann (SP)
Neonatal
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Silvia Figueiredo Costa (SP)
Haematology
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Roundtable 3 - Learning from epidemics outside hospitals
Julia Yaeko Kawagoe (SP)
Ebola
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Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza (SP)
Arbovirus
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Kathryn Suh (Canada)
SARS
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Nagwa Khamis (Egypt)
MERS
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Roundtable 4 - My favourite infection control publications in 2016
Kathryn Suh (Canada) Download in PDF Format
Marcelo Carneiro (RS) Download in PDF Format
Roundtable 5 - Public policies and IPC
Maria Clara Padoveze (SP)
What are the main drivers for public policies in HAI?
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Judith Richards (United Kingdom)
Influence of regulators & targets
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Sat 30/09/2017  Plenary Symposium 3 - SSI
Joseph Solomkin (United States)
WHO SSI prevention guidelines
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Benedetta Allegranzi (Switzerland)
Implementation of the SSI guidelines
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Fernando Otaíza O’Ryan (Chile)
SSI Prevention Strategies in Latin America
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Deborah Xuereb (Malta)
OneTogether - tools for preventing surgical site infections
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 Keynote Lecture 3
Pola Brenner (Chile)
Implementing effective education in IPC
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 Keynote Lecture 4
Denise Cardo (United States)
An overview of the past and perspectives for the future of HAI prevention & control
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