Are targeted infection prevention and control interventions for neonates really necessary?

Julia Bielicki, NeoIPC Scientific coordinator, tells us why we need more projects to investigate interventions that are specific to babies.

The gatekeepers of infection prevention and control in neonatal units

Marta Castro, neonatology expert nurse at the University Children’s Hospital Basel (Switzerland), tells us about the crucial role of nurses in supporting parents who take care of their babies admitted to a neonatal ICU.

How does antimicrobial resistance target newborns in neonatal wards?

Elena Priante, neonatologist at Padova University Hospital (Italy), explains why the growing burden of antimicrobial resistance is particularly threatening for newborn babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.

The role of parents in neonatal intensive care units

Engaging parents of preterm babies with good communication, education and active participation in caregiving is crucial to stop the spread of infections in neonatal ICUs. Elisabetta Lolli, NICU nurse coordinator at Padova University Hospital (Italy) explains how parents can help.

#MeetTheExperts behind NeoIPC!


#MeetTheExperts is a series of interviews to showcase the skills, knowledge and experience that different team members bring to the NeoIPC project. Get to know the human side of research!

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).

Gizem Karadağ

#MeetTheExpert Gizem Karadağ, who contributes to NeoIPC by developing a surveillance structure for infection prevention and control monitoring in neonatal ICUs.