On 9 March 2023, the NeoIPC Clinical Practice Network held a webinar titled “Protecting our tiniest patients: Strategies for managing NICU outbreaks”. The event was a great success, with over 75 participants joining from 17 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin...
NeoIPC Digest #4: March 2023
Review of: Härtel C, Faust K, Fortmann I, et al. (2020) Sepsis related mortality of extremely low gestational age newborns after the introduction of colonization screening for multi-drug resistant organisms
Register for the upcoming CPN webinar “Protecting our tiniest patients: Strategies for managing NICU outbreaks”
The webinar will be held on Thursday, 9 March 2023, from 17:00 to 18:30 CET. It will bring together neonatologists, neonatal nurses, infection prevention and control specialists and other healthcare professionals working in NICUs, linked through the NeoIPC Clinical Practice Network.
NeoIPC Digest #3: January 2023
Review of: WHO Immediate KMC Study Group, Arya S, Naburi H, et al. (2021) Immediate “Kangaroo Mother Care” and Survival of Infants with Low Birth Weight
NeoIPC Digest #2: December 2022
Review of: Brooks B, Olm MR, Firek BA, et al. (2017) Strain-resolved analysis of hospital rooms and infants reveals overlap between the human and room microbiome
NeoIPC Clinical Practice Network kicks off its activities
On World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022, NeoIPC kicked off its activities related to the Clinical Practice Network (CPN). The CPN brings together clinicians from over 35 neonatal intensive care units in Europe, Africa and South America, who share enthusiasm for...
Implementation of infection prevention and control for hospitalised neonates: A narrative review
Authors: Nyantakyi E, Caci L, Castro M, Schlaeppi C, Cook A, Albers B, Walder J, Metsvaht T, Bielicki J, Dramowski A, Schultes MT, Clack L Published in: Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19 November 2022 read more
NeoIPC supports EFCNI’s 2022 World Prematurity Day campaign
Each year, on 17 November, we celebrate World Prematurity Day – an important date in the calendar to raise awareness about the challenges of preterm birth, and to honour the preterm born babies and their families. This year, NeoIPC has joined the European Foundation...
NeoIPC Digest #1: November 2022
Review of: Dramowski A, Pillay S, Bekker A, et al. (2021) Impact of 1% chlorhexidine gluconate bathing and emollient application on bacterial pathogen colonization dynamics in hospitalized preterm neonates – A pilot clinical trial
#MeetTheExperts: Gizem Karadağ
#MeetTheExpert Gizem Karadağ, junior physician and researcher at Charité (Berlin). Thanks to her expertise, she contributes to the NeoIPC project by developing a surveillance structure for infection prevention and control monitoring in neonatal intensive care units.