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DAS - Disinfection Antisepsis and Sterilization Association

WFHSS / Turkey: DAS - Disinfection Antisepsis and Sterilization Association

Disinfection Antisepsis and Sterilization Association

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Purpose of the Association

  • To support and encourage the researches about disinfection antisepsis and sterilization
  • To follow and distribute the up to date information about disinfection antiseptic and sterilization and other health care problems
  • To cooperate and distribute the research findings with health institutes
  • Cooperation with medical science faculties
  • Collaboration with Domestic and foreign associations, official foundations.
  • To spread the education and increase the number of volunteers. This association aims to develop vocational, scientific and social relations around the members thus association protects the membership rights and provides the highest ethical standards in all events.

Research Topics and Methods

  • To organize the social and scientific activities and to constitute sufficiency committee in order to courage the standardization and improve the education level of disinfection, antiseptic and sterilization
  • To emphasize the importance of disinfection, antiseptic, and sterilization. Using the Media channels for informing the public about right application methods
  • To support and encourage the researches about disinfection antisepsis and sterilization
  • To plan and apply of epidemiologic and experimental researches about Disinfection, antisepsis and sterilization.
  • Courage the standardization of application and contribute to discovery of new methods
  • Collect and publish the results of statically data on related topics
  • Cooperate with Health care organizations and take corrective actions
  • To utilize the parallel disciplines in order to integrate the information
  • To establish courses on related topics and encourage to wide spread them around the country
  • To create visual and written material such as video, booklets, brochures and broadcast them with media channels also archiving them in periodically
  • To create web content, forums, news groups, focus groups about related topics
  • To head studies in these topics by advanced expertise courses, lessons, meetings, seminaries, symposium, conference, congresses and summer school
  • To invite National and International speakers to the expertise courses, lessons, meetings, seminaries, symposium, conference, congresses and summer school and finance them.
  • To establish new study groups or encourage the old ones about infection diseases, microbiology, antibiotics and other subjects in addition to disinfection, antisepsis and sterilization
  • To find financial resources in order to encourage studies about disinfection, antisepsis and sterilization. To encourage and cooperate with other faculties; make coordination and management in this cooperation.
  • To establish study groups, committees and work groups in order to supply information exchange between members of association
  • To encourage new researcher and work for this issue
  • Cooperation with national and international scientific research, examination and treatment foundations, public and private foundations and related associations in order to provide scientific and financial resources inside of agreement of T.R. Government. To provide and work for exchanging of scientific and technical informations with these foundations
  • To develop new projects for public development and start work on them, to cooperate with related foundations in these activities.
  • To protect and improve public health; to research and work for decreasing the social impact of diseases; and to constitute national politics.
  • To attempt with government, private foundations, health care sector and public in order to protect and improve public health
  • To provide support for education of students, teachers and other personal in this field by working in close relation with related departments of univerties and national or international related foundations
  • To encourage and improve application of ethic standards in Health Care Services.

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DAS Events

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Past Conferences and Seminars

7th DAS School
16 February 2014 to 21 February 2014
Ela Quality Resort, Antalya, Turkey
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Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013
06 November 2013 to 09 November 2013
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
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1st Symposium on Operating Room Sterilization and Disinfection
1. Sterilizasyon Ameliyathane Dezenfeksiyon Sempozyumu

03 October 2012 to 06 October 2012
The Anatolian Hotel, Gaziantep, Turkey
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7th National DAS Congress on Disinfection and Sterilization
16 March 2011 to 20 March 2011
Starlight Hotel and Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
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17th DAS Seminar
25 September 2010 / 08:30h - 18:00h
Selcuk Universitesi Meram Tip Fakultesi, Morfoloji Binasi, Dekanlik Konferans Salonu, Konya, Turkey
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6th National DAS Sterilization Disinfection Congress
01 April 2009 09:00h to 05 April 2009 18:00h
Kremlin Palace, Kundu, Antalya, Turkey
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Second DAS School
17 December 2008 to 21 December 2008
Kizilcahamam, Ankara, Turkey
12th Educational Seminar on Sterilization
18 October 200818 October 2008
Adana, Turkey
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11th Educational Seminar on Sterilization
16 August 200816 August 2008
Erciyes Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Merkezi Derslikler Konferans Salonu, Kayseri, Turkey
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10th Educational Seminar on Sterilization
05 July 200805 July 2008
Karadeniz Teknik Universitesi Prof. Osman Turan Kongre ve Kultur Merkezi, Trabzon, Turkey
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9th Educational Seminar on Sterilization
24 May 200824 May 2008
Urartu Hotel, Van, Turkey
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First DAS School
16 January 2008 to 20 January 2008
Kizilcahamam, Ankara, Turkey
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5th National DAS Congress
04 April 2007 to 08 April 2007
Antalya, Turkey

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Murat Gunaydin

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