#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.
#MeetTheExperts: Jose Ignacio Pijoan Zubizarreta
In the first interview of the #MeetTheExperts series, let’s hear from Jose Ignacio Pijoan Zubizarreta, who works at Osakidetza – Basque Health Service (Servicio Vasco de Salud).
The perfect storm for babies to become colonized
In October 2021 we met with Dr. Julia Bielicki, the NeoIPC Scientific coordinator, who told us about why we need more projects to investigate interventions that are specific to babies.
Successful start to NeoIPC research activities
We have started activities to assess levels of resistant bacterial colonization in a range of neonatal units in various European Countries
NeoIPC joins the World Prematurity Day 2021
Today is World Prematurity Day! Initiated in 2008 by EFCNI – the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants, this celebration aims to raise awareness about the burden and challenges of being born prematurely. When a baby is born before 37 weeks of gestation,...
LAB-Net Fights Resistant Bacteria in NICUs
LAB-Net/The Laboratory of Medical Microbiology (LMM) of the University of Antwerp will play a key role in NeoIPC, a new Horizon 2020-funded project coordinated by Fondazione Penta and St George’s Hospital Medical School. NeoIPC aims to reduce the transmission of...
NeoIPC: a new project to improve prevention and control of infections in newborns
NeoIPC, a project seeking to reduce the transmission of resistant bacteria in neonatal intensive care units, has just launched. Nearly 1 in 10 newborns in Europe is admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the first days of life, around 400,000 admissions...