NOSO at the federal and cantonal levels

The cantons play a crucial role in the NOSO Strategy. They know the needs of care providers and provide financial support. The federal government makes sure that measures are implemented on a structured and coordinated basis.

Metastudy on preventable infections

03.05.2019 - For the first time there is now a metastudy determining the share of the most frequent infections in hospitals that could be avoided with multimodal preventive measures.

Operational targets for hospitals

03.05.2019 - The federal government and its partners want to define targets. In doing so they are formulating a shared vision of how the overall rate of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is to be reduced in Switzerland.

Analysis of training requirements

03.05.2019 - The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH/BAG) is working with hospital hygiene experts to define the competences required for successful infection prevention.

Study on incentive systems

04.01.2019 - A study has provided rich insights into the factors that motivate hospitals and nursing homes to undertake concerted efforts to combat healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

Minimum requirements for hospitals

03.05.2019 - Swissnoso is working with various key actors to formulate the minimum requirements hospitals must meet for effective prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

Feasibility study on HAI prevalence in nursing homes

03.05.2019 - The Office for Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Control of the Canton of Vaud (HPCi Vaud) did a trial on surveying healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in nursing homes. For the first time we now have statistics on the spread of HAIs in nursing homes.

Last modification 03.12.2019

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