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Monday, 18 February 2019, 03:10 [GMT]
18 January 2016
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Reprocessing Complex Medical Devices - The Way Of The Future
by Robert Schrödel (Pioneer Medical Devices AG)
18 January 2016
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
JAG Accreditation – What's the story?
by Sean Connolly (Mater Hospital, Dublin)
18 January 2016
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Migration to Single Us Pre-Sterilised Individually Wrapped Small Orthopaedic Implants in NHS Scotland
by Mark Higgins (Senior Charge Nurse, Main Theatre Suite, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary)
18 January 2016
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Quality Circles in CDU Temple Street
by Shane Corbett (Temple Street Children's University Hospital)
18 January 2016
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Continuous Training &l; Education in the HSSD
by Michelle Kelly (Saint Vincent's University Hospital
18 January 2016
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Low Temperature Sterilization and High Tech Medical Devices
by Wayne Spencer (Spencer Nixon Ltd)
18 January 2016
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Consequences of Antibiotic Resistance for CSSD and Endoscope Reprocessing Facilities
by Dr. Gerard Colleran (Institute of Technology Tallaght Dublin)
18 January 2016
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Implementing GS1 on the Floor
by Feargal Mc Groarty (National Centre for Hereditary Coagulation Disorders, St James's Hospital, Ireland)
18 January 2016
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Standards & News: Chemical Indicators
by Jan Oort (Interster International BV)
18 January 2016
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Environmental Monitoring
by Mark Hichens (MSc CBiol MSB)
18 January 2016
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Residual Protein Testing
by David Perret (Professor of Bioanalytical Science, Barts & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London)
18 January 2016
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Monitoring The Sterilization Process. Are We Over The Top?
by Dr. Brian Kirk (Senior Technical Services Specialist Sterilization, 3M Health Care)
18 January 2016
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2015 - Lectures:
Quality Improvement Division - National Decontamination Advisory Group Update
by Caroline Conneely (National Decontamination Quality Lead)
31 July 2015
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Workshop 5 September 2015
"Care & Maintenance of RIMD"

5 September 2015
Dublin, Ireland
01 July 2015
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calender Update:
Olympus Nurses and Technicians Training Course 22/23 October 2015

22/23 October 2015
Dublin, Ireland
03 June 2015
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2015
"To Single Use, Re-Use or Reprocess?"

5/6 November 2015
Cork City, Ireland
27 March 2015
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2015
"To Single Use, Re-Use or Reprocess?"

5/6 November 2015
Cork City, Ireland
27 March 2015
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Discussion Forum on "T.O.E. Probe Decontamination and Safety Checks" 16 May 2015

16 May 2015
Dublin, Ireland
15 March 2015
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
SFERD Professional Standard Handbook - Flexible Endoscopes Cleaning and Disinfection
17 February 2015
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
17th Meeting of G.O.R.N.A. on Central Sterilisation

7 March 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece
06 February 2015
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info added: BFJ - Behbod Faraz Jam
06 February 2015
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization BFJ - Behbod Faraz Jam (Iran) added
13 January 2015
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Discussion Forum on "Implementing EN ISO 13485" 7 February 2015

7 February 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
07 January 2015
01:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
05 January 2015
17:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
30 December 2014
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Full Steam
21 December 2014
10:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
20 December 2014
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Poster Presentations
Performance of the sterilization device using a low-temperature atmospheric pressure plasma
by K. Nakamuraya
20 December 2014
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Poster Presentations
Instruments recontamination in the packing area after handling
by C.A.F. Ioshida
20 December 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Poster Presentations
Incomplete Closure of the Gusset Type Sterilization Pouch in Clinical Use
by K.T. Ikeda
20 December 2014
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 13 - Working Environment
Promotion of team building and reinforce the team spirit
by C. Hugo (Germany)
20 December 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 12 - Reprocessing
Reprocessing of single use medical devices: regulations coming to Europe
by D. Vukelich (USA)
20 December 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 11 - Infection Control
Practical experiences from implementation, control and surveillance of nosocomial infections
by E. Stastna (Czech Republic)
20 December 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 11 - Infection Control
From today´s infection prevention activities we can profit in the future
by D. Hedlova (Czech Republic)
20 December 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 11 - Infection Control
Infection control in 21st century. Developed vs. developing countries
by R. Madar (Slovakia)
20 December 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 10 - Varia
Education system in Poland
by T. Salinska (Poland)
20 December 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 10 - Varia
A study on the A0-concept has started
by V. Buchrieser (Austria)
20 December 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 10 - Varia
Delivering better customer service; A 25 point plan to sucess
by I. McIvor (UK)
20 December 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9 - Hospital Environment, LT Sterilization
Biocidal control of mycoses and mycotoxicoses
by E. Pieckova (Slovakia)
20 December 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9 - Hospital Environment, LT Sterilization
Biocide resistance, real risk in hospital environment
by I. Ciznar (Slovakia)
20 December 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9 - Hospital Environment, LT Sterilization
Critical aspects on selection and validation of LTS-processes
by T. v. dem Hagen (Germany)
20 December 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9 - Hospital Environment, LT Sterilization
Methods for assessing the adequacy of practice and improving room disinfection
by P. Carling (USA)
19 December 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8 - Operating Theatres
Safe surgery safes lives, WHO challenge impacts on daily CSSD activities
by O. Willieme (Belgium)
19 December 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8 - Operating Theatres
Case-related provision of reusable medical devices and diposables in a operation theatre of so called a hospital with maximum supply
by T. Zanette (Germany)
19 December 2014
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8 - Operating Theatres
An unknown danger in the operating rooms: open system filling adaptors
by D. Percin (Turkey)
19 December 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8 - Operating Theatres
Pre assembly of operating trays in OT: an innovating and structuring concept
by C. Denis (France)
19 December 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 7 - Endoscopes
Endoscope reprocessing with brushless cleaning process conditions
by L. Pineau (France)
19 December 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 7 - Endoscopes
The impacts of disinfectants on endoscope surfaces
by H. Biering (Germany)
19 December 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6 - Sterlization
Practical issues of the validation of steam autoclaves
by H. Oussoren (The Netherlands)
19 December 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6 - Sterlization
Traceabilitiy and productivity
by M. Tanedo Tuya (United Arab Emirates)
19 December 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5 - Endoscopes
National RIMD / endoscope GS1, track & trace system project - The Irish experience
by P. Kent (Ireland)
19 December 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5 - Endoscopes
Practical implementation of new compliant endoscopy reprocessing
by T. Bradley (UK)
19 December 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5 - Endoscopes
Endoscopy reprocessing trends
by W. Spencer (UK)
19 December 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4 - Sterilization
New, modern textiles as wrapping material for sterilization
by V. Turcic (Croatia)
19 December 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4 - Sterilization
Where is a challenge for process challenge devices
by G. Cirulis (Latvia)
19 December 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4 - Sterilization
Sterilization of MD in healthcare organizations. Development of medical service
by V. Akimkin, P. Demidov (Russia)
18 December 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3 - Infection Prevention in Dentistry
Investigating steam penetration into dental handpieces when processed in benchtop sterilizers
by S. Winter (UK)
18 December 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3 - Infection Prevention in Dentistry
The reprocessing of medical devices in dentistry. Are there any differences to the reprocessing of surgical instruments?
by T. Zanette (Germany)
18 December 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3 - Infection Prevention in Dentistry
Medical devices in dentistry
by M. Zimmerman (Sweden)
18 December 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3 - Infection Prevention in Dentistry
Infection prevention in dental practices
by A. Smith (UK)
18 December 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2 - Cleaning and Disinfection
Best practices in disinfection of noncritical surfaces in the health care setting: Creating a bundle for success
by N. L. Havill (USA)
18 December 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2 - Cleaning and Disinfection
Reducing the risk of iatrogenic CJD - Improving the cleaning of re-usable neurosurgical instruments
by T. Tomkinson (UK)
18 December 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2 - Cleaning and Disinfection
How to solve the problem of cleaning of narrow lumina
by C. Hugo (Germany)
18 December 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2 - Cleaning and Disinfection
Influence factors on cleaning efficacy of standard instruments
by G. Kirmse (Germany)
18 December 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1 - Modern Technologies and Procedures
Best practices for robotic instrument reprocessing
by N. Jain (USA)
18 December 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1 - Modern Technologies and Procedures
The use of robotics and automatisation to achieve a better work environment and efficiency
by P. Hilsberg, G. Antonisen (Denmark)
18 December 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1 - Modern Technologies and Procedures
New developments in sterilization and decontamination using nanotechnologies
by Y. L’Hocine (Canada)
16 December 2014
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Key Note Lecture
Assessing the risk of disease transmission to patients when there is a failure to follow recommended desinfection and sterilization guidelines
by D.J. Weber (USA)
16 December 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2014 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Ceremony
Opening Speech
by Wim Renders (Belgium - WFHSS President)
12 December 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
UASD Workshop 28 November 2014 - Workshop Report / Press Release
by Gennadiy Sergeyev
05 December 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and AFS Conference 2015

7-10 October 2015
Lille, France
23 November 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: ICAN - Infection Control Africa Network
23 November 2014
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization ICAN - Infection Control Africa Network (Africa) added/updated
18 November 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Amcor Flexibles SPS
13 November 2014
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Borer Chemie AG
06 November 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DSAM - Disinfection and Sterilization Association of Macedonia - Aсоцијација за дезинфекција и стерилизација на Македонија
01 November 2014
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
WFHSS Committee information updated
01 November 2014
21:30 [GMT]
Contact WFHSS
WFHSS Contacts / Mailing List updated
31 October 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Applicant with Experience
26 October 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Farewell Message by Wim Renders
14 October 2014
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
12 October 2014
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014
"Frontline Decontamination - Are We There Yet?"

7 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
06 October 2014
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014 - Lectures:
Supplement: QFC24 Risk Assessment - Deviation Form
by Children's University Hospital, Temple Street - Central Decontamination Unit
06 October 2014
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014 - Lectures:
Supplement: BSG Guidance on the Decontamination of Equipment for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
by British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) - Endoscopy Committee
06 October 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014 - Lectures:
Supplement: Choice Framework for local Policy and Procedures (CFPP) 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Validation and verification
by UK Department of Health
06 October 2014
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014 - Lectures:
Validation of an Endoscope Drying Cabinet for Extended 7 Day Storage of Non-Channelled Endoscopes - A Clinical Perspective
by Caroline Conneely
14 September 2014
09:00 [GMT]
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15 October 2014, 15h
Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
12 September 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014 - Pre-conference Symposium
"Advanced Enzyme Cleaning Technologies"

6 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
12 September 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014
"Frontline Decontamination - Are We There Yet?"

7 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
12 September 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: TERRAGENE S.A.
10 September 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XII Congreso Nacional de Esterilización 1°,2 y 3 de Octubre 2014 Santiago Chile

1-3 October 2014
Santiago, Chile
10 September 2014
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
9th International Symposium of Sterilization and Infection Control in Health Assistance - SOBECC

17-20 September 2014
São Paulo, Brazil
07 September 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AIOS - Associazione Italiana Operatori addetti alla Sterilizzazione
06 September 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
25th Panhellenic Congress of Perioperative Nursing

9-12 October 2014
Limneon Golden Hotel, Kastoria, Greece
03 September 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
1st Ibero-American & 8th National Sterilization Congress

4-6 June 2015
Baranquilla, Columbia
01 September 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2014
30 August 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Stericool
30 August 2014
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site Stericool added
27 August 2014
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: A.EST.U - Asociación de Esterilización del Uruguay
27 August 2014
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to SHEA - Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (United States) added
24 August 2014
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Once a bad reputation,always a bad reputation
20 August 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site TERRAGENE S.A. added
17 August 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Committee for Hygiene, Construction and Technology:
Requirements for construction or reconstruction of a Reprocessing Unit for Medical Devices (RUMED)
Part 1 - Basics
15 August 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[86] Programme Controls Part 1: Washer-disinfectors with a thermal and chemothermal disinfection cycle
10 August 2014
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA New South Wales Conference 26-28 October 2014

26-28 October 2014
Bowral, Australia
10 August 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA Queensland Conference 28-30 August 2014

28-30 August 2014
Toowoomba, Australia
10 August 2014
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA Victoria Conference 13-15 November 2014

13-15 November 2014
Hemisphere Conference Centre Moorabbin, Australia
10 August 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: FSRACA - Federation of Sterilisation Research Advisory Councils of Australia
08 August 2014
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
X. Annual International Congress and Exhibition Czech Society for Sterilization

21-22 October 2014
Brno, Czech Republic
04 August 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
04 August 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

5-6 May 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
04 August 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
25th Panhellenic Congress of Perioperative Nursing

9-12 October 2014
Limneon Golden Hotel, Kastoria, Greece
02 August 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: GORNA - Greek Operating Room Nurses Association
26 July 2014
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
A.EST.U - Asociación de Esterilización del Uruguay (Uruguay)
25 July 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014
"Frontline Decontamination - Are We There Yet?"

7 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
23 July 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Managing the Consequences of Neurosurgical Intervention in a Patient with Previously Undiagnosed Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (Article from Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Vol. 35, No. 7)
23 July 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to SHEA - Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (United States) added
15 July 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014
"Storage of Non-Channelled Endoscopes"

6 September 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
09 July 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2014
09 July 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The Joy of the Survivors
23 June 2014
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
2ème Journées Internationales Francophones de Stérilisation
"Les différents contrôles en stérilisation"

12-13 September 2014
Marrakech, Morocco
16 June 2014
05:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calender Update:
Irish Cleanroom Society Open Day, Workshop & Podcast 25 June 2014

Dublin, Ireland
15 June 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calender Update:
Manepa Course 24/07/2014 - The Complete Decontamination Process - Endoscopy

24 July 2014
Dublin, Ireland
14 June 2014
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "GS1/MS1" 29 March 2014 - Lectures:
Medical Standard 1
by Simon Jackson
14 June 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "GS1/MS1" 29 March 2014 - Lectures:
Global Standard 1 Part 2 - Adopting GS1 Standards in Healthcare
by Siobhain Duggan
14 June 2014
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "GS1/MS1" 29 March 2014 - Lectures:
Global Standard 1 Part 1 - GS1 Standards in Healthcare
by Alan Gormley
12 June 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2014
12 June 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[85] Recommendations for the storage period for sterile medical devices
12 June 2014
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[84] Quality assurance in reprocessing (Part 2)
09 June 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014
"Storage of Non-Channelled Endoscopes"

6 September 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
04 June 2014
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "ISO Standards - Developments & Updates" 24 May 2014 - Lectures:
Your Standards Your Say
by Trudi Abernethy (3M)
04 June 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "ISO Standards - Developments & Updates" 24 May 2014 - Lectures:
Standards: Overview and Up-date 2014
by Brian Kirk (3M UK), Klaus Hahnen (3M Germany)
04 June 2014
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "ISO Standards - Developments & Updates" 24 May 2014 - Lectures:
Standards for Healthcare - NSAI Update
by Chrissie Keane (NSAI)
29 May 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
International Congress "Modern facilities and technologies of disinfection and sterilization in the prevention of HAIs"

6-7 November 2014
Moscow, Russia
23 May 2014
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Ceremony

Opening Speech
by Wim Renders, Belgium - WFHSS President
20 May 2014-1
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Video Presentation by FSRACA (Australia) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
17 May 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: BFJ - Behbod Faraz Jam
09 May 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-12

Investigation of an increase in surgical site infections among Orthopaedic and Ophthalmology patients
by Stephanie Dancer, United Kingdom
02 May 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-12

International and European Standardization of Sterilization Processes and Equipment
by Ernst Dennhöfer, Germany
01 May 2014
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: FSRACA - Federation of Sterilisation Research Advisory Councils of Australia
27 April 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "ISO Standards - Developments & Updates" 24 May 2014

24 May 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
27 April 2014
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
AATAE - Asociación Argentina de Técnicos y Auxiliares en Esterilización (Argentina)
27 April 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization AATAE - Asociación Argentina de Técnicos y Auxiliares en Esterilización (Argentina) added
26 April 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SPEDCH - Sociedad de Profesionales en Esterilización de Chile (Chile)
26 April 2014
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization SPEDCH - Sociedad de Profesionales en Esterilización de Chile (Chile) added
26 April 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
L Recommendations de l’agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé
Creutzfeldt-Jakob et produits de santé - Protocole Standard Prion

(in French)
26 April 2014
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VIII Congreso Panamericano de Esterilización

4-6 June 2014
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
25 April 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-11

AORN Recommended Practices: Attire & Traffic Patterns
by Deborah Spratt, USA
20 April 2014
07:00 [GMT]
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Proposal and Presentation by AMPE (Mexico) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
18 April 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-11

Validation Of An Endoscope Drying Cabinet For Extended 7 Day Storage Of Non-Channelled Endoscopes - A Clinical Perspective
by Caroline Conneely, Ireland
17 April 2014
05:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Meet the Hospital Staph
12 April 2014
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Arjowiggins Healthcare
12 April 2014
11:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Industrial Partner web site STERISHEET - Arjowiggins Healthcare added
12 April 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Industrial Partner Arjowiggins Healthcare updated
11 April 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-10

The National Health Training Package - 'The Australian Way'
by Elinor Radke, Australia
09 April 2014
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014
"Frontline Decontamination - Are We There Yet?"

7 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
05 April 2014
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2014

18/19 June 2014
Biel, Switzerland
04 April 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-10

Monitoring the Performance of your Automated Endoscope Reprocessor - Validation
by John van Bergen Henegouw, The Netherlands
31 March 2014
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Belintra
29 March 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to SPEDCH - Sociedad de Profesionales en Esterilización de Chile added
28 March 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-10

Central Sterile Service in Japan
by Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Japan
24 March 2014
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices
Spanish version/translation available
21 March 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-9

Logistical improvements in the Operating Room
by Koen Vandormael, Belgium
16 March 2014
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted:
Head of Infection Control
Doha, Qatar
16 March 2014
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: KACSDN - Korea Association of Central Supply Department Nurses
14 March 2014
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
HSSSI Seminar and Workshop 5 April 2014
South India CSSD, OT, CATHLAB Personnel Seminar cum Workshop on Recent Advance in Sterilization Technology

5 April 2014
Pariyaram Medical College Hospital, Pariyaram, India
14 March 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-9

Economic study on the impact of reprocessing of single-use medical devices in Belgium
by David Larmuseau, Belgium
10 March 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "GS1/MS1" 29 March 2014

29 March 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
08 March 2014
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
6th International Infection Control Conference
"New Paradigms In Infection Control"

1-3 August 2014
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
07 March 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-8

Decontamination of Medical Devices from Human Prions
by Michael Beekes, Germany
03 March 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2014
28 February 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-8

Technology, Machines, Robots: Getting the Instruments Clean Requires the Human Factor
by Sharon Green-Golden, USA
21 February 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-7

Implementation of feed back experience committee in CSSD
by Cristophe Lambert, France
20 February 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[83] Reprocessing sterilization containers with synthetic components used for sterile supplies and for contaminated medical devices
14 February 2014
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
7th DAS School

16-21 February 2014
Ela Quality Resort, Antalya, Turkey
14 February 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-7

Systematic comparison of the ability of commercial cleaning indicators to predict process failures
by Mark J. Sutton, United Kingdom
13 February 2014
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SRDI - Scientific Research Disinfectology Institute (Russia)
13 February 2014
20:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization SRDI - Scientific Research Disinfectology Institute (Russia) added
11 February 2014
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual NZSSA Conference 2014

17-19 September 2014
Christchurch, New Zealand
11 February 2014
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
ZNSS - Section Nurses and Medical Technicians in Sterilisation Seminar: "Safety is not the accident"

20-21 March 2014
Terme Zrece, Slovenia
11 February 2014
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: NZSSA - New Zealand Sterile Services Association
07 February 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-6

To be or not to be ISO 13 485? - Quality systems in the CSSD
by Jean-Marc Legentil, Canada
06 February 2014
14:50 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDSc Study Day 12 March 2014

12 March 2014
Templepatrick, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
31 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-6

Conception and development of a mega center of sterilization for public hopitals in Lyon - France
by Dominique Goullet, France
24 January 2014
01:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Fantasy Moment
23 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-5

Northern transparent education and competence for staff in Central Sterile Services Department
by Maria Hansby, Sweden
22 January 2014
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
20 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-5

Upgrade of the central sterilization service at Mohamed V Military Training Hospital in Morocco: from design to implementation
by Soufiane Derraji, Morocco
18 January 2014
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Workshop 1 March 2014
"Surgical Instrument Care & Maintenance"

1 March 2014
Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
16 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-4

Biohazardous Waste Treatment and its Management - the evolving story in Ireland
by Ronnie Russell, Ireland
09 January 2014
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: ebro Electronic
09 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-4

Sustainable development: a new approach for quality management
by Benedicte Gourieux, France
02 January 2014
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
C.S.A.O. Annual Conference 2014
Taking it to the Top - People, Process and Peak Performance

7-9 September 2014
Toronto, Canada
02 January 2014
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-3

From a time- or event-related to a databased shelf-life practice for sterilized items
by Hartmut Dunkelberg, Germany
31 December 2013
18:00 [GMT]
CEN Standards
CEN page update:
CEN/TC 102 - Sterilizers for medical purposes
31 December 2013
17:00 [GMT]
CEN Standards
CEN page update:
CEN/TC 204 - Sterilization of medical devices
27 December 2013
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Happy, healthy New Year!
26 December 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-3

Potential of Cold Atmospheric Plasma as a new method for the decontamination and sterilization of reusable surgical instruments
by Rodolphe Hervé, United Kingdom
20 December 2013
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Advancing knowledge - Signposting the future - WFHSS Congress in Antalya, Turkey, 6 - 9 November 2013 - Conference Report
by Dr. Gudrun Westermann
20 December 2013
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[82] Release of medical devices after sterilization
20 December 2013
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2014
"Frontline Decontamination - Are We There Yet?"

7 November 2014
Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
20 December 2013
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Workshop 1 March 2014
"Surgical Instrument Care & Maintenance"

1 March 2014
Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
20 December 2013
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Discussion 1 February 2014

1 February 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
20 December 2013
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Study Day 6 September 2014
"Storage of Non-Channelled Endoscopes"

6 September 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
20 December 2013
09:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "ISO Standards - Developments & Updates" 24 May 2014

24 May 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
20 December 2013
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum on "GS1/MS1" 29 March 2014

29 March 2014
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
19 December 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-2

Does a representative test soil exist for the reprocessing of dental intruments?
by Alexander Franz, Austria
18 December 2013
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
15 December 2013
21:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
15 December 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual DGSV Conference 2013 - Acceptance through competence - Conference Report
by Dr. Gudrun Westermann
15 December 2013
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DGSV Conference 2014

8-10 October 2014
Fulda, Germany
14 December 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2013
13 December 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[81] Management of Loan Instruments (Part 2)
12 December 2013
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2013
11 December 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-2

Key Points of Infection Control in Dental Practices
by Axel Kramer, Germany
04 December 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-2

Adsorption of proteins to surgical stainless steel surfaces and assessment of SSD decontamination procedures
by C. William Keevil, United Kingdom
27 November 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-1

Quality assurance of new surgical instruments. Don't accept our rejects
by Tom Brophy, United Kingdom
20 November 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2013 - Lectures and Presentations - Session A-1

The role of surface disinfection in infection prevention
by Martin Exner, Germany
18 November 2013
00:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
UASD - Ukrainian Association of Sterilization and Disinfection (Ukraine)
18 November 2013
00:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization UASD - Association of Sterilization and Disinfection (Ukraine) added
16 November 2013
19:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
16 November 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w. updated
14 November 2013
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
19th MSSA Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition
"Join the Rush - Knowledge is gold"

13-16 June 2014
Penang, Malaysia
01 November 2013
20:00 [GMT]
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Survey Results - WFHSS Executive Committee Survey September 2013
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
31 October 2013
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to CSSD CONNECT added
30 October 2013
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: vDSMH - Vereniging van Deskundigen Steriele Medische Hulpmiddelen
27 October 2013
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

8-9 December 2013
Tehran, Iran
15 October 2013
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module VII: Quality Management in the RUMED
Module VII: Quality Management in the RUMED
09 October 2013
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Aygün Surgical Instruments Co., Inc.
08 October 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module X: Testing, Validation and Routine Control of Decontamination Processes for Medical Devices
Module X: Testing, Validation and Routine Control of Decontamination Processes for Medical Devices
08 October 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module VI: Process-Oriented Medical Device Circuit
Module VI: Process-Oriented Medical Device Circuit
08 October 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module IV: Sterilization of Medical Devices
Module IV: Sterilization of Medical Devices
08 October 2013
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module III: Reprocessing Endoscopes
Module III: Reprocessing Endoscopes
01 October 2013
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Secret Service
28 September 2013
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PSSA - Pakistan Sterile Services Association
27 September 2013
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
26 September 2013
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment" - Lectures:
Result interpretation and implementation of corrective actions
26 September 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment" - Lectures:
Environmental Risk Assessment
26 September 2013
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment" - Lectures:
Environmental Monitoring
26 September 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment" - Lectures:
National Standard Requirements for Sterile Services Units (Ireland)
26 September 2013
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment" - Lectures:
National Decontamination Standards for Environmental Cleaning & Monitoring
by Paschal Kent
24 September 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
PSSA - Pakistan Sterile Services Association (Pakistan)
24 September 2013
11:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

22-23 October 2013
Brno, Czech Republic
20 September 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

9 October 2013
Mendrisio, Ticino, Switzerland
20 September 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VIII Congreso Panamericano de Esterilización

4-6 June 2014
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
19 September 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: FSRACA - Federation of Sterilisation Research Advisory Councils of Australia
16 September 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Recommendation 02 - Compliance Test Reports
16 September 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2013
"Pathway to successful decontamination"

11 October 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland
16 September 2013
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices
Slovenian version/translation available
16 September 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: ZZNS - Nurses Association of Slovenia - Sterilisation Section
31 August 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and AFS Conference 2015

7-10 October 2015
Lille, France
30 August 2013
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2013
29 August 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[80] Quality assurance in reprocessing
27 August 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Bureau Veritas
10 August 2013
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2014

4-7 May 2014
Columbus, Ohio, United States
10 August 2013
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IAHCSMM - International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management
10 August 2013
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Brain Teaser
04 August 2013
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
04 August 2013
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CFSA Decontamination and Sterilization Conference 7-8 May 2014

7-8 May 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
30 July 2013
19:00 [GMT]
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-1
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
30 July 2013
18:30 [GMT]
-1
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
27 July 2013
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
2ème Journées Internationales Francophones de Stérilisation
"Les différents contrôles en stérilisation"

12-13 September 2014
Marrakech, Morocco
23 July 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
22 July 2013
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Interster International
18 July 2013
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2013
"Pathway to successful decontamination"

11 October 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland
15 July 2013
20:00 [GMT]
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Voting Results
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
12 July 2013
20:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation - Moroccon Sterilization Society
12 July 2013
20:40 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation - Moroccon Sterilization Society updated
02 July 2013
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[78] Management of Loan Instruments (Part 1)
01 July 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2013
01 July 2013
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[79] Sterile barrier and packaging systems
30 June 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2013
26 June 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Workshop Info Update:
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment"
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment"

7 September 2013
Aishling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
25 June 2013
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: View from the practical side
24 June 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
2013 CSAO Conference
"Canadian MDRD Processes"

8-10 September 2013
Toronto Airport, Canada
22 June 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: 4A Medical
07 June 2013
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Peninsula Regional Medical Center - 2013 CS/SPD Department of the Year
(Article by Eddie Conklin)
07 June 2013
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Central Processing
(Presentation by Jack van Asten and Tim Galekop)
06 June 2013
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SUSID - Serbian Association of Sterilization and Disinfection - Srpsko Udruženje Sterilizacije i Dezinfekcije
05 June 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: MSSA - Malaysian Sterile Service Association
31 May 2013
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: ICOS Impianti Group S.p.A.
31 May 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site ICOS Impianti Group S.p.A. added
30 May 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2013
"Pathway to successful decontamination"

11 October 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland
23 May 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SASIC - Swedish Association for Sterilization and Infection Control - Sterilization Section
17 May 2013
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SVN - Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland - Sterilization Association of The Netherlands
08 May 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2013 - Pre-conference Symposium
"The science behind the proreveal system: in situ protein detection"

10 October 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland
03 May 2013
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Decon Solutions Ltd - City and Guilds Accredited Decontamination Training Programme
29 April 2013
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Leak Detectors
25 April 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013

6-9 November 2013
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
25 April 2013
18:00 [GMT]
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6 November 2013, 13h-17h
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
24 April 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 31 August 2013
"Care & Maintenance of RIMD"

31 August 2013
Bon Secours Hospital, Renmore, Galway, Ireland
22 April 2013
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4

Minimizing the Risk Associated with Processing Reusable Medical Devices while Safeguarding Quality and Implementing Cost Savings
by Myrna Tanedo Tuya
20 April 2013
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DKCS - The Danish Society for Hospital Hygiene and Sterile Supply - Den Danske Klub for Centralsterilisering og Sygehushygiejne
20 April 2013
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2013
"Pathway to successful decontamination"

11 October 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland
20 April 2013
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - General: Professional Ethics and Communication
General: Professional Ethics and Communication
20 April 2013
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
Level 2
19 April 2013
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SPNN - Czech and Slovak Society for Nosocomial Infections Prevention
16 April 2013
09:00 [GMT]
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WFHSS Board Members please vote by 30 June 2013
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
16 April 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
11 April 2013
21:00 [GMT]
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WFHSS Board Members please vote
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
11 April 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
SGH Operating Theatre Management Course & Theatre Sterile Supplies Unit Workshop 19-22 July 2013

19-22 July 2013
SGH Campus, Singapore
11 April 2013
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
19th Asian Congress of Surgery & 1st SingHealth Surgical Congress from 18 - 23 July 2013

18-23 July 2013
SGH Campus, Singapore
08 April 2013
21:00 [GMT]
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Proposal by FSRACA (Australia) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
07 April 2013
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
EDUC_ANSMGUIDELINES
07 April 2013
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to ANSM - Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de Santé added
07 April 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Member Society Reports
Results of the Project Astenore - "The White Book of Sterilization in Italy"
03 April 2013
19:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
31 March 2013
10:00 [GMT]
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Proposal by AMPE (Mexico) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
29 March 2013
21:00 [GMT]
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Proposal by AFS (France) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
29 March 2013
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2013

5-6 June 2013
Regensdorf, Switzerland
29 March 2013
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VII Congreso Nacional de Centrales de Esterilización

30 May to 1 June 2013
Bogota, Colombia
29 March 2013
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
27 March 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: April Fool's Day
23 March 2013
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2013
23 March 2013
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 28 November 2013

28 November 2013
Mechelen, Belgium
23 March 2013
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
21 March 2013
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[77 Revised Version] DGSV Flow Chart 2013 for Classification of Medical Devices
07 March 2013
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Member Society Reports
Results of the Project Astenore - "The White Book of Sterilization in Italy"
07 March 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AIOS - Associazione Italiana Operatori addetti alla Sterilizzazione
05 March 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IMSTA Conference 2013

23 April 2013
Dublin, Ireland
04 March 2013
18:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
03 March 2013
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Online Training Programme: Formation Hygienosia - Bonnes Pratiques de Stérilisation Hospitalière
[in French]
24 February 2013
11:00 [GMT]
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Proposal by FSRACA (Australia) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
24 February 2013
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: vDSMH - Vereniging van Deskundigen Steriele Medische Hulpmiddelen
24 February 2013
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization vDSMH - Vereniging van Deskundigen Steriele Medische Hulpmiddelen (The Netherlands) added/updated
19 February 2013
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
First National AAES Congress 2013

6-7 June 2013
Barcelona, Spain
15 February 2013
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Bacteria Hunters in the Past
08 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Workshop Sponsored by JSMI Sterilization - Technician Approval Committee

Ethylene Oxide Gas Sterilization
by Taku Someya
07 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Workshop Sponsored by JSMI Sterilization - Technician Approval Committee

Sterilization with LTSF Low Temperature Steam Formaldehyde
by Magnus Uvenfeldt
06 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Workshop Sponsored by JSMI Sterilization - Technician Approval Committee

The V-Pro Series of Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Sterilizers
by Gerald McDonnell
05 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Workshop Sponsored by JSMI Sterilization - Technician Approval Committee

Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Plasma System
by Daniel Smith
04 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Symposium

Sterile Services Development in Hong Kong - Journey to Service Excellence
by Rodger Yu
03 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Symposium

Toward a New Hospital and Medical Sterile Supplies Management: A New Challenges Brought by Global Budget Payment System
by Ching Wen Chien
02 February 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Symposium

Sterile Supply Assurance in Clinical Settings of Japan
by Chie Takeuchi, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi
23 January 2013
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AIOS - Associazione Italiana Operatori addetti alla Sterilizzazione
22 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9

Current Situation of the CSSD in Mexico and Seven Latin American Countries
by Fabiola Casas
20 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8

Water Leak of Gastrointestinal Endoscope and Bronchoscope after Clinical Use
by Ryo Fushimi, Masaki Takashina, Hideki Yoshikawa, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Takashi Okubo
18 January 2013
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Slr
18 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8

A Study on the Cleaning of Flexible Endoscope by Adenosine Triphosphate Measure
by Takayuki Ohishi, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Takashi Okubo, Yoshimitsu Hiejima, Ryo Fushimi, Satoshi Shinomiya, Eiko Miura, Hiroshi Matsumoto
16 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8

The Research and Application of Disposable Sheath for Preventing Digestive Endoscope Cross-infection
by Jiang Kerang
14 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 7

Problems on Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilisation - New Proposal for Safety and Effective Use
by Rika Yoshida, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi
12 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 7

The Role of "NO-TOUCH" Decontamination Technologies: Room Disinfection by Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor at Siriraj Hospital
by Suwat Damnin
10 January 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

8-9 May 2013
Johannesburg, South Africa
10 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6

Evaluating the Quality of Surgical Drapes Reprocessing Services
by Yaffa Raz
09 January 2013
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SVN Meeting and vDSMH/SVN Congress 2013

22 March 2013
Ede, The Netherlands
09 January 2013
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
2013 CSC Annual Scientific Meeting

15-16 April 2013
Bristol, United Kingdom
08 January 2013
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[77 Revised Version] DGSV Flow Chart 2013 for Classification of Medical Devices
08 January 2013
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SGSV/SSSH/SSSO - Swiss Society for Sterile Supply
08 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6

Reuse of single-use medical devices - Towards an European harmonization
by Francesco Tessarolo
06 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5

Centralised Endoscope Reprocessing - A Proof of Concept
by Moya Alexander
05 January 2013
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013

6-9 November 2013
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
04 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5

Flexible Endoscopes Reprocessing: Retrospective analysis of 7818 endoscope samples
by Lionel Pineau
02 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5

Justified confidence of the patient in safe application of flexible endoscopes
by John van Bergen Henegouw
02 January 2013
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2012
31 December 2012
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4

National Blended Education Programme - the Irish Experience
by Julia Paschal Kent
29 December 2012
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013

6-9 November 2013
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
29 December 2012
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Getinge Infection Control AB
29 December 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: ANES - Portuguese Association for Sterilization
28 December 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
28 December 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS & Central and Eastern European Congress 2014

15-18 October 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
28 December 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

Comparative study of current low temperature sterilization methods (EOG, PLASMA and LTSF)
by Keiji Kanemitsu
27 December 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Turn of the Year in CSSD
27 December 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3

Modelization of CSSD's Organisation: A Real Help to Manage a Project
by Dr Christine Denis
26 December 2012
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3

Environmental Monitoring Methods for Decontamination Units
by Joy Markey
22 December 2012
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Getinge Infection Control AB
21 December 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

Guideline for the validation of packaging processes according to DIN EN ISO 11607-2
by Marion Peissker
19 December 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

Study on Sealing Quality and Reliability of Pouch Package Sterilized in Hospital
by Takako Kami, MS. RN. Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, MD. PhD. (Division of Infection Prevention and Control, Tokyo Healthcare University Postgraduate School)
17 December 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
commercial article:
STERIKING - See-Through Reels - Instructions for Use
(by Wipak)
17 December 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
commercial article:
STERIKING - Ensure Safety at Point of Use - Posters
(by Wipak)
17 December 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1

Development of a Method of Assay of Residual Protein in Metallic Medical Device Containing Aluminum
by Masatake Shimizu (INUI MEDICS CORPORATION, JPN)
15 December 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1

Development of New Washing Method "Vacuum Boiling Washer"
by Masaki Takashina (Osaka University Hospital, JPN)
14 December 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1

Washer-Disinfectors - Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
by Tillo Miorini (Institute for Applied Hygiene, AUT)
12 December 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Keynote Lecture

Reprocessing of medical devices (MD) in Germany with analysis of reprocessing quality in 170 German Central Sterilization Service Centers and in 18 dermatological medical practices
by Axel Kramer and Isabel Dörflinger (Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine University Medicine Greifswald, Germany)Wilfried von Eiff (Center of Hospital Management University Muenster, Germany)Birgit Thiede (Regional Council, Darmstadt, Germany)
11 December 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Scientific Evening Seminar

Prions - A Challenge and Informative Paradigm for the Cleaning and Disinfection of Medical Devices
by Michael Beekes (FG 14, Applied Infection Control and Hospital Hygiene, Robert Koch-Institut, DEU)
06 December 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 7 September 2013
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment"
"Environmental Monitoring assurance through local and practical risk assessment"

7 September 2013
Aishling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
02 December 2012
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Labo Electrofrance
02 December 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site Labo Electrofrance added
28 November 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2012 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Session

Welcome Speech
by Wim Renders (Belgium)
27 November 2012
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: It's slightly confusing
18 November 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2012
16 November 2012
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Transportation of Contaminated RIMD to an External Central Decontamination Unit
by Dympna Fagan
16 November 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Finally, a standard for Flexible Endoscope Storage?
by Gary Walters
16 November 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Loan Instrumentation - A Loan Providers Perspective
by Anne Moynihan
16 November 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Loan Instruments - Practical Tips
by Hannah McMahon
16 November 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Chemical Safety
by Maggie Hayes
16 November 2012
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2012 - Lectures:
Where do we fit in: The Medical Device Directive
by Eoin Banville (NSAI)
12 November 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 16 February 2013
"Care & Maintenance of RIMD"

16 February 2013
Moran Silversprings Hotel, Cork, Ireland
12 November 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Irish Decontamination Institute Workshop 18 May 2013
"Periodic Testing of an Endoscope Washer Disinfector and Drying & Storage Cabinet"

18 May 2013
Santry Business Park, Santry, Dublin, Ireland
10 November 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and JSMI Conference 2012
13th World Sterilization Congress

21-24 November 2012
Osaka, Japan
08 November 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IDSc Conference and Exhibition 2012

26-28 November 2012
Hilton Hotel, Blackpool, United Kingdom
06 November 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DKCS Meeting and Conference 2012

7-9 November 2012
Hotel Nyborg Strand, Nyborg, Denmark
05 November 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
05 November 2012
18:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
28 October 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Educational Video republished: STERILIZATION - AZ ST JAN BRUGGE
27 October 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
new Educational Video: The Central Sterilization Department - an important link in the organization
27 October 2012
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Workshop II: Lean binnen de CSA
by Gaëlle Van Dyck (Egemin Automation)
27 October 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Ziekenhuizen: bouwstenen voor een nieuw financieringsmodel
by Peter Degadt
27 October 2012
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Invulling wet op de overheidsopdrachten
by Eric De Brabander, Manu De Keuster
27 October 2012
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Lean management en Six Sigma in ziekenhuizen
by John Verver
27 October 2012
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Methods of Verification of Cleaning in CSSD
by Dr. Winfried Michels
27 October 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Determination of the Efficacy of Sterile Barrier Systems
by Hartmut Dunkelberg
27 October 2012
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Ethische en juridische aspecten bij sterilisatie
by Jan Vande Moortel
27 October 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Detergenten in de CSA
by Wim Renders
27 October 2012
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012 - Lectures:
Detergents in CSSD
by Wim Renders
23 October 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: SP Medikal
23 October 2012
19:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site SP Medikal added
19 October 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
16 October 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
TAHMSS - Taiwanese Association for Hospital and Medical Sterile Supply (Taiwan)
15 October 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: BANDELIN electronic
04 October 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
2nd Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society
"Sterilization of reusable medical devices in endoscopic surgery"

12-13 October 2012
Rabat, Morocco
04 October 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education: Continuing professional development (CPD) modules and workshops
04 October 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2012
"RIMD get it, keep it & send it safe"

2 November 2012
Kilkenny, Ireland
03 October 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: International CSSD WEEK, October 14-20, 2012
27 September 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012

4 October 2012
Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
20 September 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
CSAO - Central Service Association of Ontario (Canada)
20 September 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization CSAO - Central Service Association of Ontario (Canada) added
15 September 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: BANDELIN electronic
15 September 2012
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner web site Sonomic® added
15 September 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner BANDELIN electronic added
15 September 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - German version/translation available
11 September 2012
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Franke Medical Oy
09 September 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2012
04 September 2012
20:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
04 September 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2012
"RIMD get it, keep it & send it safe"

2 November 2012
Kilkenny, Ireland
03 September 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Animosity
29 August 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[76] Reprocessing Transmission Instruments in Dentistry
17 August 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012

4 October 2012
Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
13 August 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
10 August 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:

Canceled
03 August 2012
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Info Update:
SUSID Course: Staff Qualification for Disinfection and Hospital Sterile Supply - Basic Module 1st Level Education

13 to 23 September 2012
VMA Belgrade - Central Sterilization, Belgrade, Serbia
03 August 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VIII. Annual International Congress and Exhibition Czech Society for Sterilization

16-17 October 2012
Conference Centrum BVV, Brno, Czech Republic
03 August 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VII Congresso Internacional de Esteriliza Ción Hospitalaria

11-14 September 2012
Ex Convento de San Hipólito, Mexico
30 July 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2012
27 July 2012
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Polish version/translation available
25 July 2012
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
24 July 2012
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module VIII: Induction of New Staff / Personnel Training
Module VIII: Induction of New Staff / Personnel Training
24 July 2012
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PSMSDD - Polish Society for Medical Sterilization and Disinfection Development
23 July 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Guideline No. 04 - Reprocessing of Medical Devices in/for Healthcare Establishments
19 July 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
7th Middle East Decontamination & Sterilization Conference

14-16 October 2012
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates
19 July 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
ITT Dublin Higher Certificate in Science - Sterile Services Technology

17 September 2012
Dublin, Ireland
18 July 2012
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update:
18 July 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Meeting Place: Lab Coat Pockets
15 July 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: C.B.M. S.r.l. Medical Equipment
12 July 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VII Congreso Panamericano de Esterilización

18/19/20 July 2012
Centro de Convenciones Simón Bolivar, Guayaquil, Ecuador
09 July 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to APEIQ - Asociación de Profesionales de Esterilización e Instrumentación Quirúrgica (Ecuador) added
08 July 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Info Update:
SUSID Course: Staff Qualification for Disinfection and Hospital Sterile Supply - Basic Module 1st Level Education

13 to 23 September 2012
VMA Belgrade - Central Sterilization, Belgrade, Serbia
08 July 2012
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SOLAES - Sociedad Latinoamericana de Esterilización (Latin America)
02 July 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: ALVI srl
01 July 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner ALVI srl added
20 June 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted:
CSSD Supervisor
Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Humanitarian City Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
19 June 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IMSTA 30th Anniversary Awards Dinner

28 September 2012
Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
19 June 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
1st Symposium on Operating Room Sterilization and Disinfection
1. Sterilizasyon Ameliyathane Dezenfeksiyon Sempozyumu

3-6 October 2012
Gaziantep, Turkey
16 June 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013

6-9 November 2013
Susesi Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey
13 June 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1ères Journées Internationales Francophones de Stérilisation

28/29 September 2012
Geneva, Switzerland
12 June 2012
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
SUSID Seminar: New trends in sterilization and disinfection

22 September 2012
VMA Belgrade - Central Sterilization, Belgrade, Serbia
12 June 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
SUSID Course: Staff Qualification for Disinfection and Hospital Sterile Supply - Basic Module 1st Level Education

13 to 23 September 2012
VMA Belgrade - Central Sterilization, Belgrade, Serbia
12 June 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 4 October 2012

4 October 2012
Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
11 June 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

13 September 2012
Dublin, Ireland
03 June 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Nomen est Omen
22 May 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Humanmeditek
15 May 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DGSV Conference 2012

3-5 October 2012
Fulda, Germany
15 May 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DGSV - German Society for Sterile Supply e.V.
11 May 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2012
"RIMD get it, keep it & send it safe"

2 November 2012
Kilkenny, Ireland
09 May 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
05 May 2012
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update:
02 May 2012
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2013

5-8 May 2013
San Diego, California, United States
02 May 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[02/05/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Wednesday May 2 Online Report Wednesday May 2
01 May 2012
23:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[01/05/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Tuesday May 1 Evening Online Report Tuesday May 1 Evening
01 May 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[01/05/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Tuesday May 1 - Expo Online Report Tuesday May 1 - Expo
30 April 2012
23:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[30/04/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Monday April 30 Evening Online Report Monday April 30 Evening
30 April 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[30/04/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Monday April 30 Online Report Monday April 30
30 April 2012
12:45 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2012
29 April 2012
23:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[29/04/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Sunday April 29 Evening Online Report Sunday April 29 Evening
29 April 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[29/04/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Sunday April 29 Online Report Sunday April 29
28 April 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012
29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
[28/04/2012] IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012 - Online Report Saturday April 28 Online Report Saturday April 28
26 April 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Bureau Veritas
26 April 2012
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[75] Cooperation with the operating room and other departments
26 April 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The Problem with Contact Lenses
24 April 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: NfS - Norwegian Association of Sterile Supplies - Norsk Forening for Sterilforsyning
24 April 2012
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XX. National Congress of the PSMSDD

9-11 May 2012
Karpacz, Poland
24 April 2012
17:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PSMSDD - Polish Society for Medical Sterilization and Disinfection Development
24 April 2012
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization PSMSDD - Polish Society for Medical Sterilization and Disinfection Development added
21 April 2012
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PSMSDD - Polish Society for Medical Sterilization and Disinfection Development
19 April 2012
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
17 April 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI General Meeting and Educational Discussion 12 April 2012
Presentation:
The nitty gritty of risk assessment - decontamination processes (PDF File)
16 April 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Quality Management
new interactive QM section: Quality Management Helpdesk
14 April 2012
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Computers in Nursing - International Conference

20 April 2012
Moscow, Russia
14 April 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
RNA Forum of Nurses

11/12/13 October 2012
St. Petersburg, Russia
14 April 2012
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
RNA - Russian Nurses Association (Russia)
14 April 2012
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization RNA - Russian Nurses Association (Russia) added
14 April 2012
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
HSSSI - Hospital Sterile Service Society of India
14 April 2012
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization HSSSI - Hospital Sterile Service Society of India added
14 April 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to Stérilisation Hopital added
03 April 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module IX: Materials used in Medical Technology
Module IX: Materials used in Medical Technology
03 April 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module V: Constructional Requirements for a Reprocesing Unit for Medical Devices
Module V: Constructional Requirements for a Reprocesing Unit for Medical Devices
03 April 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module II: Fundamentals of Medical Device Reprocessing
Module II: Fundamentals of Medical Device Reprocessing
03 April 2012
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 2 - Module I: Special Microbiology
Module I: Special Microbiology
01 April 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:

14 to 23 September 2012
VMA Belgrade - Central Sterilization, Belgrade, Serbia
31 March 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Educational Discussion 12 April 2012

12 April 2012
Dublin, Ireland
30 March 2012
01:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices
Serbian version/translation available
30 March 2012
00:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SUSID - Serbian Association of Sterilization and Disinfection - Srpsko Udruženje Sterilizacije i Dezinfekcije
29 March 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Managers/Technicians Study Day 9 June 2012
"Process Challenge Device Workshop"

24 March 2012
Dublin, Ireland
29 March 2012
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
5th International Infection Control Conference
"Timely Infection Control: Problems and Solutions"

24/25/26 August 2012
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong SAR, China
29 March 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1ères Journées Internationales Francophones de Stérilisation

28/29 September 2012
Geneva, Switzerland
27 March 2012
22:30 [GMT]
-1
-1
Proposal / Presentation by SPNN (Czech Republic and Slovakia) added
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
27 March 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member Organization added: PERSISI - Perhimpunan Sterilisasi Sentral Indonesia
27 March 2012
20:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PERSISI - Perhimpunan Sterilisasi Sentral Indonesia
25 March 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Quality Management
new interactive QM section: Quality Management Helpdesk
22 March 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Slr
21 March 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and JSMI Conference 2012
13th World Sterilization Congress

21-24 November 2012
Osaka, Japan
16 March 2012
09:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:

12/13 April 2012
Ptuj, Slovenia
05 March 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VIII. International Congress on Nosocomial Infection Prevention

29/30 May 2012
Brno, Czech Republic
05 March 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SPNN - Czech and Slovak Society for Nosocomial Infections Prevention
03 March 2012
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
34th National Sterilisation Days 2012

4/5 April 2012
Lyon, France
03 March 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
34th National Sterilisation Days 2012
Satellite Symposium

3 April 2012
Lyon, France
03 March 2012
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SGSV German Section Training Session and General Assembly 3 April 2012

4 April 2012
Weinfelden, Switzerland
03 March 2012
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SSSH French Section Training Session and General Assembly 10 March 2012

10 March 2012
Sion, Switzerland
03 March 2012
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Causa International Symposium - 'Quality of reprocessing medical devices'

24 April 2012
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
02 March 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2012
02 March 2012
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2011
02 March 2012
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2011
29 February 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Legend or reality
28 February 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[74] Transmission Instruments - Hand and Angled Pieces and Turbines - Part 1
28 February 2012
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[73] Medical device reprocessing logistics
26 February 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
1ères Journées Internationales Francophones de Stérilisation

28/29 September 2012
Geneva, Switzerland
26 February 2012
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AIOS - Associazione Italiana Operatori addetti alla Sterilizzazione
20 February 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SGS - Société Gabonaise de Stérilisation (Gabon)
20 February 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Managers/Technicians Study Day 24 March 2012
"Process Challenge Device Workshop"

24 March 2012
Dublin, Ireland
16 February 2012
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IMSTA Conference 2012
Smarter Care Better Health

7 March 2012
Dublin, Ireland
11 February 2012
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: CBM srl. Medical Equipment
11 February 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner CBM srl. Medical Equipment added
09 February 2012
22:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
09 February 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
EN ISO 15883 explained: IMS - The Independent Monitoring System in the Endoscope Washer Disinfector
by Ronald Wassenburg
07 February 2012
21:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
General:
VEDAS - Vocational Education for Disinfection and Sterilization
07 February 2012
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to VEDAS - Vocational Education for Disinfection and Sterilization added
04 February 2012
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
03 February 2012
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
30 January 2012
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Question of guilt
26 January 2012
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
Cleanliness of Work Surfaces within the IAP Room
by Marija Juraleviciute
26 January 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
Conflict Resolution Strategy for the Workplace
by Dr. Carole Hogan
26 January 2012
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
Removal of Contaminate from RIMD
26 January 2012
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
Cleaning Effiecacy of Ultrasonic
by Fiona McAuley
26 January 2012
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IDI Annual Conference 2011 - Lectures:
Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) - The Link between Self-Assessment and QPS
by Marie Kehoe
24 January 2012
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Session

Welcome Speech
by Wim Renders (Belgium)
16 January 2012
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: SteriTec Products Inc.
10 January 2012
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
10 January 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Guideline No. 03 - Requirements for Reprocessing Units for Medical Devices (RUMEDs) in Healthcare Establishments
08 January 2012
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Guideline No. 02 - Check List for Procurement of Medical Devices pursuant to EN ISO 17664:2004
02 January 2012
21:00 [GMT]
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-1
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
02 January 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 8

Air movements and dispersion of contaminants
by Bengt Ljungqvist (Sweden) Professor of Energy and Environment Building Services Engineering - Chalmers University of Technology
01 January 2012
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 8

Clothing systems used in operating rooms and in clean areas
by Berit Reinmüller (Sweden) Docent of Energy and Environment Building Services Engineering - Chalmers University of Technology
01 January 2012
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 8

Ventilation and airborne contamination
by Berit Reinmüller (Sweden) Docent of Energy and Environment Building Services Engineering - Chalmers University of TechnologyBengt Ljungqvist (Sweden) Professor of Energy and Environment Building Services Engineering - Chalmers University of Technology
01 January 2012
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 7

How to improve the training methodologies to be more efficient
by João Leite (Portugal) Psychologist
31 December 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: New Year Resolution
31 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 7

Psycho-social risks in closed environments
by Marisa Salanova (Spain) Full Professor on Social Psychology - University Jaume I, Castellón
30 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 7

Standards are the instruments to manage risk and quality in the CSSD
by Caroline Conneely (Ireland) Central Decontamination Unit Manager - Children's University Hospital
29 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 6

Developing new sterilization methods of medical devices by supercritical fluids
by Alberto Bertucco (Italy) Full Professor of Chemical Engineering - University of Padua
29 December 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 6

Once upon a time in a lumen after washing process
by Hervé Ney (Switzerland) Head Manager of the CSSD - University Hospitals of Geneva
28 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 5

Specifications for temperature and humidity in sterile storage environments - Where's the evidence?
by Terry McAuley (Australia) Sterilisation and Infection Control Consultant
27 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 5

Meeting the challenges of medical device packaging
by Gisela Cristina Mendes (Portugal) Technical Director and Quality Assurance Manager - Bastos Viegas
26 December 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:

8/9 February 2012
Tehran, Iran
24 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 5

Environmental control
by Manuela Cano (Portugal) Responsible for Air Quality Laboratory at the Air and Occupational Health Unit, Environmental Health Department - National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSA)
24 December 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 4

The RUMED concept - a new WFHSS guideline
by Tillo Miorini (Austria) President - Austrian Society for Sterile Supply
23 December 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Guidelines and Recommendations by vDSMH and SVN
Professional Standard for Loaner Instrumentation
Standard for loaning or renting of surgical instruments
23 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 4

Global warning - what next?
by Gillian Sills (United Kingdom) Director of Education
22 December 2011
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual General IDI Meeting 28 January 2012

28 January 2012
Dublin, Ireland
22 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 4

Sterilization with limited resources, what is essential?
by Ana Paula Coutinho (Denmark) Technical Officer - Infection Prevention and Control, Alert and Response Operations, Division of Communicable Diseases, Health Security & Environment - World Health Organization - Regional Office for Europe
22 December 2011
00:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: SteriTec Products Inc.
22 December 2011
00:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner SteriTec Products Inc. added
21 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 3

Individual traceability of surgical instruments: guide of application
by Christophe Lambert (France) President - French Association of Sterilisation
21 December 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 3

Medical device tracking - Myth or reality
by Cristina Rato (Portugal) Nursing Officer of the Central Support Steril Devices - Hospital da Luz
20 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 2

Are the cleaners safe for medical devices? Story of an unfortunate experience
by Christine Denis (France) Chief Pharmacist CSSD - CHRU ( University/regional hospital) of Lille
20 December 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 2

New insights in cleaning of highly complex minimal invasive surgery
by Diana Bijl (The Netherlands) Expert Sterile Medical Devices - Diana Bijl Consultancy
19 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 1

Cleaning with ultrasound: The secret life of bubbles
by Robert Mettin (Germany) Permanent Reseacher - Georg-August-University Goettingen
18 December 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Panel 1

Validation of manual cleaning and desinfection procedures
by Anke Carter (Germany) Consultant Health Care - MMM GroupJurgen Gebel (Germany) Microbiologist - Institute for Hygiene and Public Health - Bonn University
17 December 2011
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2011 - Lectures and Presentations - Lecture

Sterilization - challenges in the 21st century!
by Valeska Stempliuk (USA) Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control - PAHO/WHO
14 December 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
AAES - Asociación de Auxiliares de Esterilización Sanitaria (Spain / Catalunya)
14 December 2011
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization AAES - Asociación de Auxiliares de Esterilización Sanitaria (Spain / Catalunya) added
07 December 2011
23:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011 - Lectures:
The Relation Between Time and Bacterial Load on Stainless Steel Surgical Instruments
by Duygu Percin
07 December 2011
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011 - Lectures:
Standards: Overview and Up-date
by Klaus Hahnen
07 December 2011
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011 - Lectures:
Centrale Reprocessing van Flexibele Endoscopen
by Peter de Haas
07 December 2011
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011 - Lectures:
Visitatie
by Elke Frans
07 December 2011
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011 - Lectures:
Steam penetration in steam sterilization processes
by Joost P.C.M van Doornmalen
04 December 2011
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Les Défis Du Départment De Stérilisation Centrale Moderne
by Mr. Iyad A. Alamleh - CISA
02 December 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Stérilisation à basse température VBTF
by Mr. A. Menekbi - Matachana S.A.
29 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Tendances & Progrès en stérilisation à basse température
by Dr. Georgia Alevizopoulou - Clinical Specialist
28 November 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Superbug Outbreak
26 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Mutualiser ou centraliser: du concept à l’expérimentation - « un modèle organisationnel en Suisse »
by Mr. Hervé Ney - Responsable Stérilisation Centrale
23 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
La stérilisation des dispositifs médicaux Expérience Polyclinique Mère Enfant CNSS Casablanca
by Mr. Houssini el Mehdi - Responsable de l’unité de stérilisation
20 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Monitoring your decontamination and reprocessing cycle
by Mr. A. Ghatwary / Mr. Peter Newson - SteriGMS / Pharcomedic
18 November 2011
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SVN Spring Congress 9 March 2012

9 March 2012
De Reehorst, Ede, The Netherlands
18 November 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SVN - Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland - Sterilization Association of The Netherlands
18 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link added: SVN - Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland (The Netherlands)
17 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Le lavage en laveur-désinfecteur des DM au cœur du processus de stérilisation
by Mme. D. Monterio / Mr. D. Garot - Miele Professional, France
16 November 2011
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Recommendation 01 - Validation of Decontamination Processes
11 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Critères de Choix d’un Détergent Pré-désinfectant
by Dr J.Criquelion - Laboratoires ANIOS / STEPLUS
10 November 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[72] Reprocessing ophthalmologic medical devices (Part 3)
08 November 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Stérilisation centrale expérience CHU HASSAN II
by Dr. L. Alami - CHU de Fes
05 November 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society - Lectures:
Société Marocaine de Stérilisation Présentations
by SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation
02 November 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SOCIENEE - Sociedad Científica de Enfermeras Especialistas en Esterilización (Peru)
29 October 2011
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: PSMSDD - Polish Society for Medical Sterilization and Disinfection Development
27 October 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and JSMI Conference 2012
13th World Sterilization Congress

21-24 November 2012
Osaka, Japan
25 October 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association
25 October 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link added: IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association (Latvia) - www.sterivita.lv
24 October 2011
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: MSÜD - Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey - Merkezý Sterýlýzasyon Ünýtelerý Derneðý
22 October 2011
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
SFERD Professional Standard Handbook - Flexible Endoscopes Cleaning and Disinfection
20 October 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Green Outlook
20 October 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Decon Solutions Ltd - City and Guilds Accredited Decontamination Training Programme
20 October 2011
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AFS - Association Française de Stérilisation
15 October 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and JSMI Conference 2012
13th World Sterilization Congress

21-24 November 2012
Osaka, Japan
11 October 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Warwick SASCo Ltd.
06 October 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011

1 December 2011
Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
04 October 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: BHT Disinfection Technology - Division of SciCan GmbH
04 October 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner BHT Disinfection Technology - Division of SciCan GmbH added
25 September 2011
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XII Congresso Nazionale AIOS - 2012

11/12/13 October 2012
Riccione, Italy
24 September 2011
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Bacteria Congress
20 September 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2011
"Enabling and assuring to guarantee quality decontamination of medical devices"

4 November 2011
Dublin, Ireland
16 September 2011
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
16 September 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference/Event Calendar Update:
IMSTA Innovation Showcase 2011

5 October 2011
Dublin, Ireland
15 September 2011
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
First International DSAM Conference 2011
"Setting up new CSSD standards in healthcare facilities"

28/29 September 2011
Skopje, Macedonia
15 September 2011
06:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society
Central Sterilization: Perspectives in Morocco?

29 October 2011
Morocco
09 September 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
08 September 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
03 September 2011
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2011
02 September 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[71] Reprocessing ophthalmologic medical devices (Part 2)
30 August 2011
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
29 August 2011
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2011
"Enabling and assuring to guarantee quality decontamination of medical devices"

4 November 2011
Dublin, Ireland
27 August 2011
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SUSID - Serbian Association of Sterilization and Disinfection (Serbia)
27 August 2011
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization SUSID - Serbian Association of Sterilization and Disinfection (Serbia) added
24 August 2011
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Quality Management
new Quality Management Presentation:
How to do visual management in the sterilization: practical Five-S for CSSD

by Jean-Marc Legentil
23 August 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Quality Management
new Quality Management Presentation:
The Toyota/Lean Approach Applied to Health Care

by Jean-Marc Legentil
22 August 2011
07:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: A Desperate Housewife
17 August 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
16 August 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
3M Sterilisation Forum 15 September 2011

15 September 2011
Portlaoise, Co Laois, Ireland
15 August 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Annual Conference 2011
"Enabling and assuring to guarantee quality decontamination of medical devices"

4 November 2011
Dublin, Ireland
03 August 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
Principles & Practices of Decontamination of Medical Devices: Endoscopy

Distance Learning via Virtual Learning Environment
Starting on 26 September 2011
03 August 2011
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
Principles & Practices of Decontamination of Medical Devices: Endoscopy

Distance Learning via Virtual Learning Environment
Starting on 23 January 2012
31 July 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Quality Management
new Quality Management Article:
Five S for Healthcare
by Jean-Marc Legentil
26 July 2011
06:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: 4A Medical
23 July 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AMPE - Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales en Esterilización
20 July 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DKCS - The Danish Society for Hospital Hygiene and Sterile Supply - Den Danske Klub for Centralsterilisering og Sygehushygiejne
20 July 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
17 July 2011
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
Principles & Practices of Decontamination of Medical Devices: Endoscopy

Distance Learning via Virtual Learning Environment
Starting on 26 September 2011
17 July 2011
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
Principles & Practices of Decontamination of Medical Devices: Endoscopy

Distance Learning via Virtual Learning Environment
Starting on 23 January 2012
07 July 2011
05:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
6th Middle East CSSD Decontamination & Sterilization Conference

23-25 October 2011
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates
06 July 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Announcements
September 28th - Annual Day of the Sterile Service Technician
04 July 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Keep it confusing
04 July 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
10th Brazilian Congress of Operating Room Nursing, Anesthetic Recovery and Material and Storage Sterilization

28-31 July 2011
Palácio das Convenções Anhembi, São Paulo, Brazil
03 July 2011
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2011
28 June 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to NSAI - National Standards Authority of Ireland added
28 June 2011
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[70] Reprocessing ophthalmologic medical devices (Part 1)
26 June 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DGSV Conference 2011

3-5 October 2011
Fulda, Germany
26 June 2011
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo 2012

29 April to 2 May 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
23 June 2011
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: TRANS Medikal
23 June 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner TRANS Medikal added
16 June 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
6th Middle East CSSD Decontamination & Sterilization Conference

23-25 October 2011
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates
14 June 2011
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to CSAO - Central Service Association of Ontario (Canada) added
14 June 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to CSSA - Central Sterilizing Services Association of Thailand added
13 June 2011
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum 26 May 2011 - "Drying Cabinets Technical & Regulatory Aspect"
Presentation:
Endoscope Storage Cabinet - Technical and Normative Aspects (PDF File)
(by Lionel Pineau PhD, Biotech-Germande, France)
12 June 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Practical WFHSS Training Programme
(Info and Applications Forms)
12 June 2011
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: JSMI - Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation
12 June 2011
11:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to JSMI - Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation updated
05 June 2011
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care
05 June 2011
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WHO Guidelines for Safe Surgery 2009
30 May 2011
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Tradition since Louis Pasteur
17 May 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
6th Middle East CSSD Decontamination & Sterilization Conference

23-25 October 2011
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates
16 May 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society
Central Sterilization: Perspectives in Morocco?

29 October 2011
Morocco
13 May 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Annual IDSc Conference and Exhibition 2010 - Conference Report
by Wayne Spencer
09 May 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Annual DGSV Conference 2010 - Conference Report
by Dr. Gudrun Westermann
05 May 2011
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010 - Conference Report
by Walter Accoe, Wayne Spencer
04 May 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: OPHARDT HYGIENE-TECHNIK GmbH + Co. KG
04 May 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner OPHARDT HYGIENE-TECHNIK GmbH + Co. KG added
02 May 2011
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
Commentary by the Quality Task Group of the German Society of Sterile Supply (DGSV) on the topic of the «Hygiene Scandal»
02 May 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2011
28 April 2011
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SFHSS - Saudi Forum for Hospital Sterilization Services
28 April 2011
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization SFHSS - Saudi Forum for Hospital Sterilization Services (Saudi Arabia) updated
28 April 2011
00:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society
Central Sterilization: Perspectives in Morocco?

29 October 2011
Morocco
25 April 2011
09:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Talking past each other
14 April 2011
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and DAS Conference 2013
The Annual WFHSS Conference 2013 will be organized in collaboration with the Disinfection Antisepsis and Sterilization Association (DAS) and will take place in Turkey
14 April 2011
12:30 [GMT]
-1
-1
Organization of the WFHSS Conference 2013 confirmed to
DAS.
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
14 April 2011
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day 1 December 2011

1 December 2011
Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
12 April 2011
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Chemi-Pharm AS
12 April 2011
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Chemi-Pharm AS added
12 April 2011
09:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum 26 May 2011
"Drying Cabinets Technical & Regulatory Aspect"

26 May 2011
Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin, Ireland
08 April 2011
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
IDI Training Course for CDU Managers to Understand Validation & Validation Reports (Sterilizers)

11 May 2011
Manepa, Citywest Dublin, Ireland
08 April 2011
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
IDI Manager's Study Day 24 June 2011
"Conflict Resolution & Change Management"

24 June 2011
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
08 April 2011
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011
12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
31 March 2011
10:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: HUMS-te - Croatian Association for Hospital Sterile Supply - Hrvatska Udruga Medicinske Sterilizacije
31 March 2011
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices
Croatian version/translation available
28 March 2011
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation - Moroccon Sterilization Society
28 March 2011
13:40 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation - Moroccon Sterilization Society added/updated
28 March 2011
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
1st Congress of the Moroccan Sterilization Society
Central Sterilization: Perspectives in Morocco?

29 October 2011
Morocco
28 March 2011
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011
12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
23 March 2011
14:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Event Calendar Update:
IDI Launch 29 April 2011


Morrison Hotel, Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin, Ireland
21 March 2011
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
21 March 2011
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Lucy's Assumption
12 March 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
10th Brazilian Congress of Operating Room Nursing, Anesthetic Recovery and Material and Storage Sterilization

28-31 July 2011
Palácio das Convenções Anhembi, São Paulo, Brazil
12 March 2011
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XVIII Jornadas Nacionales y V Internacionales de enfermería

26-28 October 2011
Hotel Manquehue, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
12 March 2011
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
3rd IPCAN Conference 2011

31 October 2011 to 3 November 2011
Windhoek, Namibia
10 March 2011
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI Study Day 16 April 2011
"Endoscopy Decontamination Workshop"

16 April 2011
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
10 March 2011
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
ZNSS - Section Nurses and Medical Technicians in Sterilisation Seminar: "Recognition of Our Work - A Challenge or Request?"

7-8 April 2011
Hotel Wellness Park, Lažko, Slovenia
10 March 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted:
Adjunct-hoofd OK-logistiek en centrale sterilisatie
(Deputy Head OK, Logistics and Central Sterilization)
University Hospital Gent, Belgium
09 March 2011
13:20 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar/Info Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2011

8/9 June 2011
Regensdorf, Switzerland
09 March 2011
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[69] Problem instruments when it comes to reprocessing - Part 1
09 March 2011
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
NfS Annual General Meeting 2011

17-18 March 2011
Thon Hotel Arena, Lillestrøm, Norway
09 March 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSC Spring Congress 18 March 2011

18 March 2011
De Reehorst, Ede, The Netherlands
09 March 2011
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
16th MSSA Annual General Meeting, Conference & Exhibition
"Excellence in Sterilization Services"

17-20 April 2011
Bayview Hotel Langkawi, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
09 March 2011
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 5 November 2011

5 November 2011
De Reehorst, Ede, The Netherlands
09 March 2011
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual NZSSA Conference 2011

9-11 November 2011
Rotorua, New Zealand
08 March 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute
08 March 2011
14:40 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IDI General Meeting and Education Forum 7 April 2011
RIMD Maintenance & Management

7 April 2011
Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St., Dublin, Ireland
08 March 2011
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
Special CSS Course - Hazardous Chemical Substances and Mixtures

29-31 March 2011
SZU - National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
08 March 2011
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V. Czech-Slovak Congress - Olomouc Days

28-29 April 2011
NH Hotels, Olomouc, Czech Republic
08 March 2011
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Professional CSS Congress - Savings through Prevention

19-20 May 2011
Hotel Celnice, Breclav, Czech Republic
08 March 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XI. International Central Sterilization Congress Brno 2011

2-3 June 2011
Hotel Voronĕž, FN Brno, Brno, Czech Republic
08 March 2011
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VII. Annual Congress and Exhibition Czech Society for Sterilization

18-19 October 2011
Conference Centrum BVV, Brno, Czech Republic
06 March 2011
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA South Australia Conference 8-9 April 2011

8-9 April 2011
Stamford Grand, Glenelg, Australia
06 March 2011
18:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA New South Wales Conference 9-11 November 2011

9-11 November 2011
Panters, Pentrith, Australia
06 March 2011
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA Queensland Conference 18-20 August 2011

18-20 August 2011
Holiday Inn Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Australia
06 March 2011
18:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA Victoria Conference 12-13 August 2011

12-13 August 2011
Hemisphere Conference Centre, Moorabbin, Australia
06 March 2011
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Federal SRACA Conference 2012
Great Expectations - Lifting the Bar

15/16/17 March 2012
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth, Australia
06 March 2011
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: FSRACA - Federation of Sterilisation Research Advisory Councils of Australia
05 March 2011
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
02 March 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2011
27 February 2011
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
member page/info update:
FSHIC/EM - Finnish Society for Hospital Infection Control - Equipment Maintenance Section (Finland)
15 February 2011
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
PERSISI - Perhimpunan Sterilisasi Sentral Indonesia (Indonesia)
14 February 2011
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VI Congreso Nacional de Centrales de Esterilización
June 30th to July 2nd, 2011
Armenia, Quindío, Colombia
14 February 2011
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: ACPCE - Asociación Colombiana de Profesionales de Centrales de Esterilización
14 February 2011
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Wishful Thinking
09 February 2011
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Belintra - Mexiz
08 February 2011
15:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SGSV/SSSH/SSSO - Swiss Society for Sterile Supply (Switzerland)
08 February 2011
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Annual Report 2009
06 February 2011
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
IDI Technicians/Operatives Studyday 5 March 2011
"Care & Maintenance of RIMD Workshop"

5 March 2011
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
02 February 2011
10:30 [GMT]
CEN Standards
CEN page update:
CEN/TC 102 - Sterilizers for medical purposes
02 February 2011
10:00 [GMT]
CEN Standards
CEN page update:
CEN/TC 204 - Sterilization of medical devices
31 January 2011
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute (Ireland)
26 January 2011
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: gke-GmbH
25 January 2011
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IDSc - Institute of Decontamination Sciences (United Kingdom)
20 January 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
3 Day Theoretical and Practical MSÜD Education Programme
9/10/11 February 2011
Mersin University Hospital CSSD, Mersin, Turkey
20 January 2011
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
4th MSÜD Sterilization Symposium
12 February 2011
Hilton Hotel, Mersin, Turkey
19 January 2011
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: SIGMA Medical Supplies Corp.
19 January 2011
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner SIGMA Medical Supplies Corp. added
14 January 2011
13:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Study Day
"Endoscopy Decontamination Workshop"

19 February 2011
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
10 January 2011
20:48 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: CSSD Educator, Central Sterile Supply Department, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
10 January 2011
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Decon Solutions Ltd - City and Guilds Accredited Decontamination Training Programme
07 January 2011
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2010
07 January 2011
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[68] Problems today - tomorrow, how can we solve them?!
07 January 2011
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2010
04 January 2011
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual General IASSM Meeting 22 January 2011
22 January 2011
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
04 January 2011
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Study Day
"Endoscopy Decontamination Workshop"

19 February 2011
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
03 January 2011
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Great Expectations for 2011
01 January 2011
15:40 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update:
SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation (Morocco)
23 December 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SMS - Société Marocaine de Stérilisation (Morocco)
22 December 2010
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Turkish Guideline for Sterilization and Disinfection in Health Care Settings
22 December 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DAS - Disinfection Antisepsis and Sterilization Association
22 December 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
IDI Technicians/Operatives Study Day 5 March 2011
"Care & Maintenance of RIMD"

5 March 2011
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
18 December 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and JSMI Conference 2012
The Annual WFHSS Conference 2012 will be organized in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation (JSMI) and will take place in Japan
17 December 2010
20:00 [GMT]
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15 December 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Anglia Ruskin University: "Decontamination of Medical Devices"
10 December 2010
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
07 December 2010
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendation/Publication by the AFS Working Group: Sterilisation Premises Architecture and Layout
07 December 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Ceremony

Welcome Speech
by Wim Renders (Belgium)
03 December 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
01 December 2010
15:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The Shadow Nobel-Price in Physics
25 November 2010
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Study Day
"Endoscopy Decontamination Workshop"

19 February 2011
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
24 November 2010
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Pharmalabel BV
23 November 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum
7 April 2011
Venue TBA, Ireland
23 November 2010
17:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum
26 May 2011
Venue TBA, Ireland
23 November 2010
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum
1 September 2011
Venue TBA, Ireland
23 November 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XIII Jornadas Nacionales de Actualización en Prevención y Control de Infecciones Hospitalarias
15/16/17 December 2010
Mar del Plata, Argentina
23 November 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CSC - Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland - Sterilization Association of The Netherlands
22 November 2010
20:00 [GMT]
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22 November 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[67] Using Ultrasonic Basins to Reprocess Medical Devices - Part 2
22 November 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Guidelines and Recommendations
WFHSS Guideline No. 01 - Tests/checks after maintenance/repairs
16 November 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CLEANICAL FORUM 2011 - 12th International Forum "Medical Devices and Processes"
19 February 2011
Berlin, Germany
15 November 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Sterilisatie is voor professionals
by Renald van der Werf
15 November 2010
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Les modèles industriels d’organisation du travail peuvent-ils nous inspirer?
by Christine Denis
15 November 2010
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Steriele aanlevering van leeninstrumentarium, een vernieuwende aanpak
by Jef Van Dijck
15 November 2010
18:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Sterilization Wrap - STERISHEET user guide for the validation of the packaging
by David Duweltz
15 November 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Quels contrôles de fonctionnalité après le nettoyage?
by Frédy Cavin
15 November 2010
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Instrument Management Services
by Dominique Van Peteghem
15 November 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Stérilisation: lumière et ombres
by Dominique Goullet
15 November 2010
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 28 October 2010 - Lectures:
Wegwijs in BanaBa, PHV, Postgraduaten, Permanente vorming, ... in het licht van erkenning van de functie 'Centrale Sterilisatie'
by Peter Burggraeve
07 November 2010
06:00 [GMT]
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06 November 2010
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011
12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
29 October 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Hygiene Manoeuvre
25 October 2010
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
21 October 2010
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011
12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
21 October 2010
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Course info update:
IASSM Training Course for CDU Managers to Understand Validation & Validation Reports
26 November 2010
Citywest Dublin, Ireland
14 October 2010
06:00 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
22:00 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
21:30 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
21:00 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
20:00 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
19:30 [GMT]
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12 October 2010
19:00 [GMT]
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10 October 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 9

Nursing Activities at the CSSD: Subsidies to Evaluate the Personnel
by Janaína Anchieta Costa (Brazil)
07 October 2010
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
First National Moroccan Day of Sterilization

16 October 2010
Rabat, Morocco
07 October 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Humanmeditek Co., Ltd.
07 October 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8

Ergonomics in the CMS
by Jeane Aparecida Gonzalez Bronzatti (Brazil)
04 October 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 8

The Quality of Water - How Should One Choose the Best Water Treatment
by Robson R. Dias (Brazil)
01 October 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 7

Disinfection of Surgical Procedures Undertaken with the NOTES Technique (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery)
by Georg Spaun (Austria)
30 September 2010
06:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: How do they do that?
28 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6

Central Processing of Flexible Endoscopes
by Peter de Haas (The Netherlands)
25 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 6

Comparative Study upon Cleaning Indicators for Washer-disinfectors for Flexible Endoscopes and Routine Control after Maintenance and Repair
by Niels Buchrieser, Tillo Miorini (Austria)
23 September 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 27 November 2010
27 November 2010
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
23 September 2010
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Laoken Technology Co., Ltd
23 September 2010
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Laoken Technology Co., Ltd added
23 September 2010
12:50 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2010
23 September 2010
12:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[66] General Principles for Using Ultrasound for Cleaning Medical Devices - Part 1
22 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5

Challenges in the US approach to Disinfection and Sterilization
by Lisa Huber (United States)
22 September 2010
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
17th DAS Seminar
25 September 2010
Konya, Turkey
22 September 2010
06:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
7th National DAS Congress on Disinfection and Sterilization
16-20 March 2011
Antalya, Turkey
21 September 2010
18:00 [GMT]
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20 September 2010
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
19 September 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
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by Dr. Hamid Zare
19 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 5

Challenging the STERRAD 100NX Sterilizer under experimental "clean" and "dirty" conditions
by Magda Diab Elschahawi, Alexander Blacky (Austria)
16 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 4

The Toyota/Lean Approach Applied to Health Care
by Jean-Marc Legentil (Canada)
14 September 2010
17:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendation/Publication by the AFS Working Group [in Spanish]: Arquitectura y Servicios de Esterilización - Parte 2
14 September 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendation/Publication by the AFS Working Group [in Spanish]: Arquitectura y Servicios de Esterilización - Parte 1
13 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3

Quality Indicators in the CMS
by Silma Pinheiro (Brazil)
12 September 2010
07:45 [GMT]
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10 September 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 2 September 2010
Presentation:
"Prion Deactivation Technology" (PDF File)
(by Dr. Gerald McDonnell, Steris)
10 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 3

Outsourcing Decontamination Services - An English Experience
by Wayne Spencer (United Kingdom)
09 September 2010
09:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
V.S.Z Study Day
October 28th, 2010
Metropolis, Antwerp, Belgium
07 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

Determination of the efficacy of sterile barrier systems against microbial challenges during transport and storage
by Hartmut Dunkelberg, Ulrich Schmelz (Germany)
06 September 2010
20:00 [GMT]
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06 September 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
FSHIC/EM - Finnish Society for Hospital Infection Control - Equipment Maintenance Section (Finland)
05 September 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to The Finnish Society for Hospital Infection Control added
04 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

Reprocessing of Implants: What are the Issues?
by Dr. Michelle J. Alfa (Canada)
02 September 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 2

The Effects of Steam Sterilization on Stainless Steel Instruments
by Professor L'Hocine Yahia (Canada)
31 August 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1

Queuing and Chaos Theories Application in CSSD
by Yaffa Raz (Israel)
30 August 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011
12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
30 August 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Session 1

Your Sterilizer is not your Father's Water Heater - It's a Class II Medical Device
by Thomas K. "Chip" Moore (United States)
28 August 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2010 - Lectures and Presentations - Opening Ceremony

The importance of materials processing in hospital infection control
by Antonio Tadeu Fernandes (Brazil)
26 August 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: How to solve CSS staff shortage
23 August 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and ANES Conference 2011

12-15 October 2011
Estoril Congress Center, Estoril, Portugal
03 August 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
21st National Greek Conference of Surgery Nurses

7-10 October 2010
Thessaloniki, Greece
02 August 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2011

8/9 June 2011
Regensdorf, Switzerland
02 August 2010
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
33nd National Sterilisation Days 2011

6/7 June 2011
Cité Internationale des Congrès, Nantes, France
02 August 2010
20:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
33nd National Sterilisation Days 2011
Satellite Symposium

5 June 2011
Cité Internationale des Congrès, Nantes, France
02 August 2010
17:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA Queensland Conference 19-21 August 2010

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
02 August 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SRACA New South Wales Conference 20-22 October 2010

Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
02 August 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual ÖGSV Conference 2011

12/13 May 2011
Seehotel Hafnersee, Carinthia, Austria
30 July 2010
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
28 July 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
28 July 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day
October 28th, 2010
Metropolis, Antwerp, Belgium
06 July 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendation/Publication by the AFS Working Group [in French]: Architecture et Locaux en Sterilisation
05 July 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IDSc Conference and Exhibition 2010

29 November to 1 December 2010
Hilton Hotel, Blackpool, United Kingdom
05 July 2010
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XIX Congreso Internacional del CEDEST

11/12/13 May 2011
Albacete, Spain
05 July 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
FUDESA - Argentine Congress of Sterilization and Disinfection 2010
12/13/14 October 2010
Argentina
02 July 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendation by Swissmedic [in German and French]: Guidelines for using small steam sterilizers
30 June 2010
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
30 June 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
45th annual conference of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) in San Diego on 1 - 5 May 2010 - IAHCSMM in Wonderland - Conference Report
by Dr. Gudrun Westermann
30 June 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
32nd French National Sterilisation Days in Lille, 28 and 29 April 2010 - Sustained Developments in Reprocessing - Conference Report
by Dr. Gudrun Westermann
26 June 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[65] Computer-Assisted Batch Documentation
25 June 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[64] Decontamination of Containers
24 June 2010
22:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo, Brazil
24 June 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual NZSSA Conference 2010

13/14/15 October 2010
Auckland, New Zealand
24 June 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[63] Outlook of DGSV Quality Task Group's Activities for 2010
23 June 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2010
23 June 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[62] Manual Reprocessing of Medical Devices (wish-wash workshop, DGSV Cogress, Fulda)
10 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module VIII: Introduction to the Science of Law for Healtcare Sector Employees
Module VIII: Introduction to the Science of Law for Healtcare Sector Employees
09 June 2010
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Course info update:
IASSM Training Course for CDU Managers to Understand Validation & Validation Reports
25 June 2010
Citywest Dublin, Ireland
09 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module VII: Fundamentals of Instrumentation
Module VII: Fundamentals of Instrumentation
07 June 2010
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Concerned SPD Student
07 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module VI: Sterile Supply Packaging
Module VI: Sterile Supply Packaging
05 June 2010
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo, Brazil
05 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module V: Introduction to Quality Management
Module V: Introduction to Quality Management
03 June 2010
18:00 [GMT]
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03 June 2010
17:00 [GMT]
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03 June 2010
16:00 [GMT]
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03 June 2010
15:00 [GMT]
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29 July 2010, 17h-19h/22h
"Anhembi" Conventions Center, Sao Paolo, Brazil
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
03 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module IV: Occupational Safety for Medical Device Reprocessing
Module IV: Occupational Safety for Medical Device Reprocessing
02 June 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Course info update:
IASSM Training Course for CDU Managers to Understand Validation & Validation Reports
25 June 2010
Citywest Dublin, Ireland
02 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Annual Conference 2010

5 November 2010
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
01 June 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module III: Fundamentals of Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization
Module III: Fundamentals of Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization
30 May 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module II: Fundamentals of Microbiology and the Science of Infection
Module II: Fundamentals of Microbiology and the Science of Infection
28 May 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Training Programme
WFHSS Training Programme - Level 1: Reprocessing of Medical Devices - Module I: General Hygiene
Module I: General Hygiene
27 May 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2010
26 May 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IHCC - Iranian Health Care Centres
26 May 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar Calendar Update:
4th IHCC Seminar of Sterilization Facts
14/15 September 2010
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran
21 May 2010
19:29 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: Sterilization/Reprocessing/Safety and Health Manager - United States (Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation)
20 May 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
ACIST 2010 - Advanced Course in Sterilization Technology and Qualifying Course for Authorising Engineer (Decontamination)
Year 2010 - Week One: 6th to 10th September 2010
Codicote, Herts, United Kingdom
20 May 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
ACIST 2010 - Advanced Course in Sterilization Technology and Qualifying Course for Authorising Engineer (Decontamination)
Year 2010 - Week Two: 4th to 8th October 2010
Codicote, Herts, United Kingdom
20 May 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
ACIST 2010 - Advanced Course in Sterilization Technology and Qualifying Course for Authorising Engineer (Decontamination)
Year 2010 - Week Three: 8th to 12th November 2010
Codicote, Herts, United Kingdom
20 May 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
ACIST 2010 - Advanced Course in Sterilization Technology and Qualifying Course for Authorising Engineer (Decontamination)
Year 2010 - Revision Seminar / Examinations: 13th to 15th December 2010
Codicote, Herts, United Kingdom
19 May 2010
09:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2010
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD" - Lectures:
Optimizing sterilization logistics
by Joris Van De Klundert
19 May 2010
09:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2010
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD" - Lectures:
Case carts in de praktijk: casecart + stericart = 1
by Koen Vandormael [in Dutch]
19 May 2010
08:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2010
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD" - Lectures:
Sustainability of Sterility
by Tim Galekop [in Dutch]
19 May 2010
08:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2010
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD" - Lectures:
High Risk in Central Sterilization Department
15 May 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
14 May 2010
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Note on the Desk
14 May 2010
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Mud Bath
11 May 2010
13:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Annual Conference 2010

5 November 2010
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
11 May 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Monday-Friday Machine
07 May 2010
16:00 [GMT]
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Voting Results
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
05 May 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Course calendar update:
IASSM Training Course for CDU Managers to Understand Validation & Validation Reports
25 June 2010
Citywest Dublin, Ireland
01 May 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: STEELCO S.p.A.
01 May 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: VP Group - Stericlin® Medical Packaging
27 April 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Slr
17 April 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
First National Moroccan Day of Sterilization

16 October 2010
Rabat, Morocco
14 April 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 1 April 2010
Operational costs in the modern CSSD & the importance of reporting and traceability

Presentation:
"Operational costs in the modern CSSD & the importance of reporting and traceability" (PDF File)
(by Jan Koch, INVITEC GmbH & Co. KG)
07 April 2010
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2010

9/10 June 2010
Fribourg, Switzerland
03 April 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
03 April 2010
06:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD"
29 April 2010
UZA, Belgium
28 March 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
25 March 2010
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Rule with no exception
24 March 2010
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
23 March 2010
22:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DKCS Meeting and Conference 2010

10/11/12 November 2010
Hotel Nyborg Strand, Nyborg, Denmark
23 March 2010
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: DKCS - The Danish Society for Hospital Hygiene and Sterile Supply
23 March 2010
14:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Press Releases
Press Release - 22 March 2010: Arjowiggins Pulp Surcharge
23 March 2010
14:40 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Arjowiggins
20 March 2010
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: NfS - Norsk Forening for Sterilforsyning (Norway)
19 March 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
18 March 2010
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DGSV Conference 2010

7/8/9 October 2010
Fulda, Germany
17 March 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: RENOSEM
17 March 2010
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Conference Highland X. - Central Sterilization

23/24 March 2010
Hotel SKI, Nové Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic
17 March 2010
09:20 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IX. Conference Dezinfection, Desinsection, Deratization 2010 - Prívora Days

10/11/12 May 2010
Podebrady, Czech Republic
17 March 2010
09:10 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSS Conference - Program for Patient Safety

13/14 May 2010
Breclav, Czech Republic
17 March 2010
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
VI. Annual Conference and Exhibition Czech Society for Sterilization

19/20 October 2010
Conference Centrum BVV, Brno, Czech Republic
16 March 2010
13:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: RENOSEM
16 March 2010
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner RENOSEM added
16 March 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
new Book Recommendation (Turkish): Tibbi Malzemelerin Buharla Sterilizasyonu, Cilt I - Genel Teori
(English: Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam, Volume 1 - General Theory)
Author: Jan Huys; Edited by Hülya Erbil
16 March 2010
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: MSÜD - Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey
16 March 2010
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
4th International Infection Control Conference
"The Expanding Horizons of Infection Control"

27/28/29 August 2010 - Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong SAR, China
15 March 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 27 May 2010

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Ireland
11 March 2010
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IASSM - Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers
10 March 2010
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Keith Shuttleworth & Associates
04 March 2010
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
04 March 2010
11:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Slr
04 March 2010
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Joint IPCAN/IFIC 2010 Conference

29 August 2010 to 1 September 2010
01 March 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Joint IPCAN/IFIC 2010 Conference

29 August 2010 to 1 September 2010
01 March 2010
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
IPCAN - Infection Prevention & Control Africa Network (Africa)
01 March 2010
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization IPCAN - Infection Prevention & Control Africa Network (Africa) added
01 March 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Aesculap AG
25 February 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
25 February 2010
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Technicians Study Day 20 Februay 2010 - "The Importance of Process Auditing for CDU Technicians"
Presentation:
Medical Standard 1 (PDF File)
(by Simon Jackson)
25 February 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Keith Shuttleworth & Associates
25 February 2010
12:45 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2010
18 February 2010
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
17 February 2010
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 2 September 2010

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Ireland
16 February 2010
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2009
16 February 2010
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IV. International Sterilization Conference Turkey 2010

Cesme, Izmir, Turkey
13 February 2010
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
12 February 2010
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
10 February 2010
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Technicians Study Day 20 Februay 2010
"The Importance of Process Auditing for CDU Technicians"

Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
09 February 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Closing Ceremony

Factors influencing aluminium foil test results in an ultrasonic cleaner
by Marion Coussemacq, Christine Denis (France)
05 February 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Closing Ceremony

Cleaning efficiency of pre-sterilization protocols for reusable dental burs
by Francesco Tessarolo (Italy)
04 February 2010
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Keith Shuttleworth & Associates
04 February 2010
11:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Keith Shuttleworth & Associates added
02 February 2010
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IASSM - Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers
02 February 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Closing Ceremony

We manage our sterilization errors: do you?
by Paolo Turri, Chiara Oggioni (Italy)
29 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

Optimizing Sterilization Logistics in Hospitals
by Joris van de Klundert (The Netherlands)
28 January 2010
10:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Changing Room
26 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

CSSD Vision on Joint Commission Accreditation
by Yaffa Raz (Israel)
22 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

Surgical and Central Sterile Supplies Department: How to challenge a win/win approach?
by Olivier Willième (Belgium)
20 January 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSC Spring Congress 19 March 2010
19 March 2010
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
20 January 2010
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 27 November 2010
27 November 2010
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
19 January 2010
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 29 April 2010 - "Logistics System and CSSD"
29 April 2010
UZA, Belgium
19 January 2010
09:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CSC - Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland - Sterilization Association of The Netherlands
19 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 5

Testing, Validation and Routine Control in Processing of flexible Endoscopes in Austria
by Tillo Miorini, Viola Buchrieser (Austria)
15 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 5

Reusable Medical Equipment Reprocessed in a CSSD - Shelf life times
by Pia Hilsberg (Denmark)
13 January 2010
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010
30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
12 January 2010
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
15th MSSA Annual General Meeting, Conference & Exhibition
"Moving With Time"

22-25 March 2010
PNB Ilham Resort, Port Dickson, Sembilan, Malaysia
12 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 4

Wanted: Professional education for heterogeneous group of CSSD staff: Yes, we can!
by Goedele Baekelandt (Belgium)
08 January 2010
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 4

From cleaning person to sterilization assistant: a talent management approach
Training Programme: Basic GrowthPath for new members of staff

by Els Vanhoven (Belgium)
08 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 4

From cleaning person to sterilization assistant: a talent management approach
by Els Vanhoven, Valerie Coussement (Belgium)
06 January 2010
11:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Course calendar update:
"CDU Advanced Management Course"
25/26 February 2010
Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
05 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 3

Basic study and clinical application for LTSF (Low Temperature Sterilization Formaldehyde)
by Keiji Kanemitsu (Japan)
01 January 2010
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 3

Pyrogenic Risk in Reusing SUDs: Efficiency of Plasma Sterilization in Removing Endotoxins from Electrophysiology Catheters
by Francesco Tessarolo (Italy)
29 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 3

Modelling the inactivation of Bacillus subtilis spores by ethylene oxide processing
by Gisela Cristina Mendes (Portugal)
25 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

Reprocessing of dental instruments and angle handpieces
by Heike Martiny, Simonis Anette (Germany)
22 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

Risk Management on Reuse Single Use Medical Device (SUD)
by Samuel Tat Hong Law (Hong Kong)
18 December 2009
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SGSV/SSSH/SSSO - Swiss Society for Sterile Supply
18 December 2009
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2010

9/10 June 2010
Fribourg, Switzerland
18 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Plenary Session

Prion inactivation
by Emmanouil Papadogiannakis (Greece)
16 December 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 1

Remarks on: "Test soils, cleaning indicators and protein residual tests in comparison"
by Martin Pfeifer (Pereg GmbH, Germany)
15 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Oral Presentations

Investigation about Log Reduction of Blood Contamination by Washer-Disinfectors
by Tomozo Yamamoto, Ryo Fushimi, Yushi Uetera, Kazuhisa Matsuda, Yutaka Shimazaki, Toshiaki Matsuyama, Ken Sakai, Yoji Harada, Masatake Shimizu, Ken Okubo, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi (Japan)
11 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Oral Presentations

Side Effects to the Hospital Employees During the Use of Disinfectants and Antiseptics in the Central Sterilization Service Departments
by Costas Delezos (Greece)
09 December 2009
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Learning by Doing
08 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Oral Presentations

CSSD Technicians Practical Training Course
by Anu Tammemäe (Estonia)
04 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Oral Presentations

Purchase a Heat Sealer - The right test for the right choice
by François Kramp (France)
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual General IASSM Meeting 23 January 2010

Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Technicians Study Day 20 Februay 2010
"The Importance of Process Auditing for CDU Technicians"

Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 1 April 2010

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 27 May 2010

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM General Meeting and Education Forum 2 September 2010

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Annual Conference 2010

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
01 December 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Lecture

Sterilization Programs, Air Removal and Steam Penetration
by Peter Hooper (United Kingdom)
27 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 2

Establishment of a systematic monitoring for electrosurgery instruments in laparoscopy
by Frédy Cavin (Switzerland)
26 November 2009
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2009
26 November 2009
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IV. International Sterilization Conference Turkey 2010

Cesme, Izmir, Turkey
24 November 2009
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
SOBECC Scientific Day 5 December 2009

Sao Paolo, Brazil
24 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 2

Microscope assessment of surgical instrument cleanliness
by Bill Keevil (United Kingdom)
23 November 2009
12:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SASIC - SASIC - Swedish Association for Sterilization and Infection Control
20 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 1

Test soils, cleaning indicators and protein residual tests in comparison
by Tillo Miorini, Viola Buchrieser (Austria)
18 November 2009
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Lean Project
by Tony McLoughlin (Ireland)
18 November 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Dangerous Goods
by Henry Mooney (Ireland)
18 November 2009
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Quality Activity in the H.S.S.U. Department in St James’s Hospital
by Anthony Corbett (Ireland)
18 November 2009
20:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Health Service Executive Code of Practice for the Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices
by Suzanne Hannon (Ireland)
18 November 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Empowering Beliefs and Attitudes
by Mick Rook (Ireland)
17 November 2009
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SASIC - SASIC - Swedish Association for Sterilization and Infection Control
17 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Session 1

Automated medical instrument washers: To clean or NOT to clean?
by Michelle Alfa (Canada)
16 November 2009
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 29 October 2009 - Lectures

Influence of Steam Quality on Instruments and Sterile Goods
by Gerhard Kirmse (in English]
16 November 2009
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 29 October 2009 - Lectures

Traceersystemen en productcoderingen
by Geert Ballyn (in Dutch/Flemish]
13 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Lecture

Guidelines for the use of disinfectants in hospital settings
by Eleni Tomprou (Greece)
12 November 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 29 October 2009 - Lectures

Waarom maken mensen fouten en wat is er tegen te doen?
by John Vollenbroek (in Dutch/Flemish]
12 November 2009
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 29 October 2009 - Lectures

Sterilization Programs, Air Removal and Steam Penetration
by Peter Hooper (in English]
12 November 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
V.S.Z Study Day 29 October 2009 - Lectures

Waterbehandelingen zonder handelingen
by Julien De Smedt (in Dutch/Flemish]
11 November 2009
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Validation Service Contracts / Testing Schedules
by Terry Easy (UK)
11 November 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Loan Instrument Management
by Simon Jackson (UK)
11 November 2009
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Central Sterile Services Department
by Paul Mc Walter (Ireland)
11 November 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Non Conformance of Instrument Sets
by Pamela Hutchings (Ireland)
11 November 2009
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
"Continuous process improvement for challenging times"
Lectures and Presentations

Developing Sterile Services for the 21st Century
by Pete Chandler (UK)
11 November 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Lecture

Sterilization: Light and Shadow
by Dominique Goullet (France)
10 November 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
"CDU Advanced Management Course"
25/26 February 2010
Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
10 November 2009
15:30 [GMT]
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14:00 [GMT]
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16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
30 October 2009
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
6 November 2009
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
28 October 2009
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Borer Chemie AG
26 October 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Sense of Duty
23 October 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
WFHSS Executive Committee 2009
WFHSS Executive Committee members elected at the WFHSS Board Meeting in Crete on October 7th, 2009
16 October 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
15 October 2009
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Slr
14 October 2009
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XVII Jornadas de Perfeccionamiento, IV Internacionales
Factores humanos y seguridad en la atención del paciente

19/20 November 2009
Hotel Manquehue, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
14 October 2009
14:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
NfS Annual General Meeting 2010

18/19 May 2010
Thon Hotel Arena, Lillestrøm, Norway
14 October 2009
13:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
85th Annual JSMI Meeting 2010

13/14/15 May 2010
International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan
14 October 2009
07:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XI Congresso Nazionale A.I.O.S.
1986-2010: 24 anni di attività AIOS - Aggiornamento e rivisitazione del processo di sterilizzazione

17/18/19 June 2010
Grand Hotel Tiziano, Lecce, Italy
13 October 2009
15:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
32nd National Sterilisation Days 2010
Satellite Symposium

27 April 2010
Grand Palais, Lille, France
13 October 2009
15:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
32nd National Sterilisation Days 2010

28/29 April 2010
Grand Palais, Lille, France
13 October 2009
15:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IDSc Conference and Exhibition 2009

23 to 25 November 2009
Hilton Hotel, Blackpool, United Kingdom
13 October 2009
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
WFHSS Conference 2009 Opening Ceremony

Welcome Speech
by Wim Renders (WFHSS President)
12 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Karrieremöglichkeiten in der Sterilisation
by Pierrette Chenevard [in German]
12 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
L’opportunité d’une carrière professionnelle dans le domaine de la stérilisation
by Pierrette Chenevard [in French]
11 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Entwicklung in der ZSVA
by Harry Schenk [in German]
11 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Le futur dans les stérilisations centrales
by Harry Schenk [in French]
10 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
ZSVA im Tessin: Umsetzung? Schwierigkeiten?
by Antonio Di Iorio, Dino Cauzza [in German]
10 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Stérilisation centrale au Tessin. Mise en place? Difficultés?
by Antonio Di Iorio, Dino Cauzza [in French]
09 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Rekrutierung - Auswahl - Einarbeitung neuer Mitarbeiter in der Sterilisation: ein neuer Weg
by Els Vanhoven [in German]
09 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Recrutement - sélection - plan d’insertion de nouveaux collaborateurs en stérilisation: une nouvelle route
by Els Vanhoven [in French]
08 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Verantwortung bei der Aufbereitung von Medizinprodukten aus Sicht der Behörde
by Markus Weiss [in German]
08 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Le point de vue des autorités sur les responsabilités lors du retraitement de dispositifs médicaux
by Markus Weiss [in French]
07 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Markierung durch Nadelprägen: eine autonome Lösung für die individuelle Rückverfolgbarkeit chirurgischer Instrumente
by Christophe Lambert [in German]
07 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Marquage par micro percussion: une solution autonome pour la traçabilité individuelle des instruments de chirurgie
by Christophe Lambert [in French]
06 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Leitlinie für die Validierung des Siegelprozesses nach EN ISO 11607-2
by Anke Carter [in German]
06 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Guide de validation du processus de scellage selon l’EN ISO 11607-2
by Anke Carter [in French]
05 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Nachspülqualität bei RDG - Anforderungen, Messsystem und Routineüberwachung in der Praxis
by Cornelia Hugo, Dr. Winfried Michels [in German]
05 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Qualité de rinçage final des LD, système demesure et contrôles de routine dans la pratique
by Cornelia Hugo, Dr. Winfried Michels [in French]
04 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Welche optischen Kontrollen eignen sich für die ZSVA?
by Frédy Cavin, Markus Dobler [in German]
04 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Quels contrôles des optiques en stérilisation centrale?
by Frédy Cavin, Markus Dobler [in French]
03 October 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DKCS Meeting and Conference 2009
4/5/6 November 2009
Nyborg, Denmark
03 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Mikroskopie und Sterilgutversorgung: unser Beruf aus einem anderen Blickwinkel
by Hervé Ney [in German]
03 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Microscopie et stérilisation hospitalière: un autre regard sur la profession
by Hervé Ney [in French]
02 October 2009
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
FUDESA - Argentine Congress of Sterilization and Disinfection 2009
27/28/29 October 2009
Buenos Aires, Argentina
02 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Ergebnisse der Umfrage ZSVA in Schweizer Spitälern
by Esther Michaud [in German]
02 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Résultats de l’enquête sur les stérilisations centrales des hôpitaux suisses
by Esther Michaud [in French]
01 October 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual DGSV Conference 2009

15/16/17 October 2009
Fulda, Germany
01 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Fallstudie Reinstdampfprüfung im Kantonsspital Aarau
by Christof Rohrer, Dr. François Matthey [in German]
01 October 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Etude de cas sur le contrôle de la vapeur pure à l’Hôpital cantonal d’Aarau
by Christof Rohrer, Dr. François Matthey [in French]
30 September 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Entwicklung und Vermarktung eines Prüfcontainers für die Sterilisation: der Goubanne
by Dominique Goullet, Jean-Paul Lacabanne [in German]
30 September 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Mise au point et commercialisation d’un conteneur test de stérilisation: le Goubanne
by Dominique Goullet, Jean-Paul Lacabanne [in French]
29 September 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Neue Methoden zur Überwachung der Dampfdurchdringung von komplexen Medizinprodukten oder sonstigen komplexen Beladungsmustern mit MDS- oder BMS-Prüfsystemen
by Dr. Ulrich Kaiser [in German]
29 September 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009 - Lectures:
Nouvelles méthodes de contrôle de la pénétration de vapeur pour les dispositifs médicaux complexes ou tout autre charge témoin avec les systèmes de contrôle MDS ou BMS
by Dr. Ulrich Kaiser [in French]
22 September 2009
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Unexpected Holiday Side Effect
21 September 2009
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
17 September 2009
11:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group:
[61] Requirements for Construction or Conversion of a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department Part 4 - Room Ventilation Systems in the CSSD
16 September 2009
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Aseptic Surgery Forum March 2010 - International Expert Meeting on Good Surgical Practices and Technological Innovations to Prevent and Cure Infections

26/27 March 2010
Paris, France
15 September 2009
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and SOBECC Conference 2010

30 July to 1 August, 2010
Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, São Paulo (SP), Brazil
14 September 2009
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 2009 - 40th CSC Anniversary
13/14 November 2009
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
11 September 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2009
09 September 2009
10:00 [GMT]
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7 October 2009, 13h-17h
Creta Maris Hotel, Crete, Greece
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
09 September 2009
09:00 [GMT]
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Voting Results
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
08 September 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Ellab A/S
08 September 2009
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Ellab A/S added
02 September 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 2009 - 40th CSC Anniversary
13/14 November 2009
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
01 September 2009
09:02 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: CSSD Manager (Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa)
25 August 2009
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day
October 29th, 2009
Metropolis, Antwerp, Belgium
14 August 2009
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
11 August 2009
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IAHCSMM Annual Meeting 2010

2-5 May 2010
Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, California, United States
11 August 2009
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IAHCSMM Annual Meeting 2011

1-4 May 2011
Marriott Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, California, United States
07 August 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CSSA - Lithuanian Sterilisation Specialists and Sterile Supply Association
07 August 2009
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to member association web site added: CSSA - Lithuanian Sterilisation Specialists and Sterile Supply Association
06 August 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XI Convegno Nazionale A.I.O.S.

14/15/16 October 2009
Grand Hotel Tiziano, Lecce, Italy
05 August 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Asanus Medizintechnik GmbH
05 August 2009
08:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Safety Briefing
31 July 2009
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
30 July 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Warwick SASCo Ltd.
23 July 2009
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
6 November 2009
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
20 July 2009
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 3/2009
20 July 2009
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group: [60] Instrument Identification
14 July 2009
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V. Annual Conference and Exhibition Czech Society for Sterilization

20/21 October 2009
Conference Centrum BVV, Brno, Czech Republic
13 July 2009
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Asanus Medizintechnik GmbH
13 July 2009
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Asanus Mezidintechnik GmbH added
13 July 2009
12:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
3rd Eurasia Congress of Infectious Diseases

1-4 October 2009
Baku, Azerbaijan
10 July 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
1st African Congress on Infection Prevention Control - 2009

21/22/23 September 2009
Speke Resort, Kampala, Uganda
08 July 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Manual de esterilización para centros de salud
by Silvia I. Acosta-Gnass, Valeska de Andrade Stempliuk
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
("Sterilization Manual for Health Centers"; in Spanish)
08 July 2009
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to PAHO - Pan American Health Organization added
02 July 2009
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The Big Spender
26 June 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
9th Brazilian Congress of Operating Room Nursing, Anesthetic Recovery and Material and Storage Sterilization

17-21 July 2009
Palácio das Convenções Anhembi, São Paulo, Brazil
20 June 2009
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
1st African Congress on Infection Prevention Control - 2009

21/22/23 September 2009
Speke Resort, Kampala, Uganda
20 June 2009
14:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: vDSMH - Vereniging van Deskundigen Steriele Medische Hulpmiddelen (The Netherlands)
17 June 2009
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
6 November 2009
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
15 June 2009
10:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2009
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 23 April 2009 - "Ophthalmology" - Lectures:
Validatie van was - en desinfectietoestellen, een hele uitdaging
by Dominique Couckuyt
15 June 2009
10:15 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2009
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 23 April 2009 - "Ophthalmology" - Lectures:
Reprocessing of ophthalmic instruments
by Dr. Andreas Brömmelhaus
15 June 2009
10:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2009
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 23 April 2009 - "Ophthalmology" - Lectures:
Oog in oog
by Walter Mertens; Francis Theeuwes
15 June 2009
08:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
13 June 2009
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: HKSSMA - Hong Kong Sterile Services Management Association
06 June 2009
11:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
06 June 2009
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
03 June 2009
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
3rd Sterilization Symposium

26 June 2009
Mardin, Turkey
03 June 2009
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual NZSSA Conference 2009

7/8/9 October 2009
Te Papa, New Zealand
03 June 2009
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XVIII Congreso Internacional del CEDEST

28/29/30 October 2009
Castellón, Spain
03 June 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
02 June 2009
07:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The facts of life
30 May 2009
06:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
27 May 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 2/2009
25 May 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
24 May 2009
13:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 23 April 2009 - "Ophthalmology" - Lectures:
Voorprogramma: Ecologische stap in de CSA: van vloeibaar naar solids
by Jan Sanders
24 May 2009
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day
October 29th, 2009
Metropolis Antwerp, Belgium
24 May 2009
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
17 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Biological and chemical indicators
by Matijaž Prešern
15 May 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
International IHCC Congress on Infection Control and Sterilization in Hospitals - 8/9 July 2009 - Tehran Heart Center, Tehran, Iran
15 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Sterile Container Packaging System
by Daniel Söll
13 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Pack Safely! Properties and Demands of Good Packaging Materials
by Mr.Sc Hanna-Kaisa Kyyrönen
11 May 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
new NHS National Online Decontamination Training Programme
11 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Total solution for endoscope reprocessing
by Dr. Lionel Pineau
09 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Reprocessing of complex surgical instruments
by Ben Siegmund
07 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Sterilisation and disinfection in small clinics, private practices and dentistry
by Gert Linder
05 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
New methods to monitor steam penetration into complex medical devices (MD) using Medical Device Simulators (MDS) and Batch Monitoring Systems (BMS)
by Dr. Ulrich Kaiser
04 May 2009
07:03 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: CSSD Technical Officer (Wockhardt Hospitals LTD., Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
03 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Penetration tests according to ISO 11140
by Joost van Doornmalen
01 May 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
VHP Sterilization and Prion Inactivation
by Dr. Georgia Alevizopoulou
29 April 2009
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: In dubio pro reo - Innocent until proven guilty
29 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Advances in hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization
by Tatiana Yermakova
29 April 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
T3 (United Arab Emirates)
29 April 2009
06:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization T3 - www.t3.ae (United Arab Emirates) added
27 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Low temperature steam ethylene oxide and low temperature steam formaldehyde sterilisation
by Rudi Salzbrunn
23 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Manual reprocessing of surgical instruments
by Wolfgang Merkens
23 April 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V. International Congress on Nosocomial Infection Prevention - 24/25/26 May 2009 - Hotel Atlantis Brno Rozdrojovice, Czech Republic
21 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes
by Rudolf Glasmacher
21 April 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V Congreso Nacional de Centrales de Esterilización - 14/15/16 August 2009 - Bucaramanga, Colombia
21 April 2009
06:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: ACPCE - Asociación Colombiana de Profesionales de Centrales de Esterilización
21 April 2009
05:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization ACPCE - Asociación Colombiana de Profesionales de Centrales de Esterilización updated
20 April 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
19 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Sterilization - recent changes to EN285 and EN ISO 15882
by Peter Newson
18 April 2009
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
DSAM - Disinfection and Sterilization Association of Macedonia
18 April 2009
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization DSAM - Disinfection and Sterilization Association of Macedonia added
18 April 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IASSM - Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers
17 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Sterilisation equipment characteristics - validation
by Günter Dotter
16 April 2009
07:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XVI. Annual General Meeting of PSSSM Members
22/23/24 April 2009
Wroclaw, Poland
15 April 2009
10:50 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to WFHSS Member organization HKSSMA - Hong Kong Sterile Services Management Association updated
15 April 2009
10:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: HKSSMA - Hong Kong Sterile Services Management Association
15 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
General information on application technologies, disinfection and detergents in automatic reprocessing of medical devices
by Jürgen Staffeldt
13 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Validation of washing and disinfection procedures - performance testing
by Winfried Michels
11 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Qualification of equipment for washing and disinfection - validation
by Winfried Michels
09 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Validated procedures in CSSD - Basic knowledge and requirements
by Anke Carter
07 April 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Profile of sterilisation managers and workers - educational programme
by Anke Carter
05 April 2009
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop 25-28 March 2009 - Sterilisation and Disinfection - Lectures
Place and role of sterilisation and disinfection in health care systems
by Bengt Ternström
03 April 2009
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2009
"Innovation in Sterilization"
- 3/4 June 2009 - Regensdorf, Switzerland
30 March 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: The Sixth Sense
24 March 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to Ta3qym - www.t3.ae (United Arab Emirates) added
23 March 2009
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Workshop Info Update:
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop - Sterilisation and Disinfection
March 25th to 28th, 2009
Opatija, Croatia
13 March 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: SASIC - Swedish Association for Sterilization and Infection Control
13 March 2009
17:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: GKE GmbH
13 March 2009
08:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
V.S.Z Study Afternoon 23 April 2009 - "Ophthalmology"
Auditorium Kinsbergen, UZ Antwerpen, Belgium
13 March 2009
07:45 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Advances in Low Temperature Sterilization
by Dr. Gerald McDonnell
11 March 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CSC Autumn Congress 2009 - 40th CSC Anniversary
13/14 November 2009
"De Reehorst", Ede, The Netherlands
11 March 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CSC - Central Sterilization Club (The Netherlands)
11 March 2009
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: Central Sterile Manager (UNC Health Care / Chapel Hill, NC, United States)
10 March 2009
17:10 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
4th International Basle Symposium, 4th December 2008 - Ready for Reprocessing?! - Conference Report
by Prof. Dr. Peter Heeg, Dr. Gudrun Westermann
10 March 2009
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
Annual DGSV Conference 2008 - Systematic Decontamination: Techniques, Quality and Risk Containment - Conference Report
by Anke Carter, Christiaan Meijer, Dr. Gudrun Westermann
03 March 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IASSM - Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers
03 March 2009
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group: [58] Requirements for Construction or Conversion of a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department Part 3 - Technical and Functional Fittings and their Installation
02 March 2009
14:45 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 1/2009
02 March 2009
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group: [57] Physical Data for Routine Control in Washer-Disinfectors
27 February 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
member page/info update:
FSRACA - Federal Sterilising Research and Advisory Councils of Australia (Australia)
26 February 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
IASSM Studyday 21 February 2009
Lectures and Presentations



by Paul Jenkins
26 February 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
6th National DAS Sterilization Disinfection Congress
1-5 April 2009
Kremlin Palace, Kundu, Antalya, Turkey
25 February 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Extended Hand Wash Order
23 February 2009
07:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: SBA - Sterile Barrier Association
21 February 2009
16:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
17 February 2009
14:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: BAG Health Care GmbH
17 February 2009
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner BAG Health Care GmbH added
17 February 2009
09:30 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
WFHSS Publications pages redesigned and updated
16 February 2009
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Gandus Saldatrici Srl
11 February 2009
16:10 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: HUMS-te - Croatian Association for Hospital Sterile Supply
07 February 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
IHCC Seminar: Methods for decreasing infection caused by wrong sterilization
5 March 2009
Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
07 February 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
IHCC Seminar: Tracing sterilizers and life time of sterilized packs
4 May 2009
Mashhad University, Mashhad, Iran
07 February 2009
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
IHCC Seminar: Facts of Biological and Chemical Indicators
29 June 2009
Tabriz University & Razvi Hospital, Tabriz, Iran
07 February 2009
17:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IHCC - Iranian Health Care Centers
03 February 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: IASSM - Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers
29 January 2009
20:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
28 January 2009
21:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Bureau Veritas Group
28 January 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
Industrial Partner link update: Bureau Veritas Group
23 January 2009
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Workshop Info Update:
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop - Sterilisation and Disinfection
March 25th to 28th, 2009
Opatija, Croatia
22 January 2009
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: No Comment
21 January 2009
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Workshop Info Update:
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop - Sterilisation and Disinfection
March 25th to 28th, 2009
Opatija, Croatia
14 January 2009
13:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Studyday
21 February 2009
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
12 January 2009
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
07 January 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Afternoon - "Ophthalmology"
April 23rd, 2009
Auditorium Kinsbergen, UZ Antwerpen, Belgium
07 January 2009
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day
October 29th, 2009
Metropolis Antwerp, Belgium
27 December 2008
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Wise Foresight
26 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: AFS - Association Française de Stérilisation
22 December 2008
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 6/2008
18 December 2008
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
14th MSSA Annual General Meeting, Conference & Exhibition
True Knowledge, Advocate Excellent Practice
- 24-27 March 2009 in Sarawak, Malaysia
17 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Indicadores de calidad en esterlización
by Fabiola Casas [in Portuguese]
17 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Embalagens para esterilização - O que você precisa saber sobre: Normas técnicas
by Roberto Pereira [in Portuguese]
16 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Plasma de Peróxido de Hidrogênio
by Denise Demarzo [in Portuguese]
16 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Ácido peracético: Alternativa para desinfecção de alto nível
by Helvia Körting [in Portuguese]
15 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Água tratada por método de osmose reversa: Mitos X Realidade e a Sustentabilidade do Planeta
by Alexandre Hermini [in Portuguese]
15 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Água tratada por método de osmose reversa: Mitos X Realidade e a Sustentabilidade do Planeta
by Silma Pinheiro [in Portuguese]
14 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Cleaning Verification Importance of clean instruments and the requirements for residue testing methods
by Martin Pfeifer
13 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Configuration of Surgical Instruments: Influence and Validation of the Cleaning Process according to ISO 17664
by Klaus Roth
13 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


The future of sterilization/disinfection
by Wim Renders
12 December 2008
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Workshop Info Update:
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop - Sterilisation and Disinfection
March 25th to 28th, 2009
Opatija, Croatia
12 December 2008
20:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Schülke & Mayr GmbH
12 December 2008
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Schülke & Mayr added
12 December 2008
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Famos Medizintechnik
12 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Implicações Legais Relacionadas ao Processamento de Artigos que Constam da Lista de Proibições RE 2605/2606
by Luciana Pereira [in Portuguese]
12 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Noções Básicas de um Projeto de uma Central de Materiais e Esterilização
by Marcus Vinicius [in Portuguese]
11 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Estratégias de Redução da Infecção do Sítio Cirúrgico
by Kathleen Stoessel [in Portuguese]
11 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Influência do processamento dos materiais no controle de infecções
by Maria de Lourdes Ravanello [in Portuguese]
10 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Aspectos éticose legais da formação profissionalpara a atuação em CME
by Genival de Freitas [in Portuguese]
10 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


I Fórum de Ensino da América Latina
by Maria Belén Salazar Posso [in Portuguese]
09 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


I Fórum de Ensino da América Latina
by Maria Alice Paes Lira Lisboa [in Portuguese]
09 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


I Fórum de Ensino da América Latina
by Jeane Aparecida Gonzales Bronzatti [in Portuguese]
08 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Aspectos relevantes na escolha do sistema de purificação de água para o CME
by Ricardo Y Tsukamoto [in Portuguese]
08 December 2008
12:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Communications
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Report
by Griet Missant
08 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Cuidados com o ar condicionado para o controle de partículas em suspensão
by Marcelo Luiz Pereira [in Portuguese]
07 December 2008
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
International Annual Meeting and Scientific Workshop - Sterilisation and Disinfection
March 25th to 28th, 2009
Opatija, Croatia
07 December 2008
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: HUMS-te - Croatian Association for Hospital Sterile Supply - Hrvatska Udruga Medicinske Sterilizacije
07 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Sterilization in Europe
by Wim Renders
06 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Realidad de las Centrales de Esterilización en Latinoamérica
by Póla Brener [in Portuguese]
06 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Panorama Mundial das Centrais de Materiais e Esterilização: Avaliação Brasil
by Ligia Calicchio [in Portuguese]
05 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Central Sterile Reprocessing
by Jaqueline Daley
05 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


NR 32 - Segurança e saúde no trabalho em serviços de saúde
by Noeli Martins [in Portuguese]
04 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Segurança do Paciente no século XXI e as Perspectivas para a CME
by Ana Maria Ferreira Miranda [in Portuguese]
04 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Sistema de Rastreabilidade no CME: A Informatização é a Solução?
by Janete Akamine [in Portuguese]
03 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Sistema de Rastreabilidade na CME: A Informática é a SOLUÇÃO?
by Gessilene Barbosa [in Portuguese]
03 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Endoscópios
by Paulo Matera [in Portuguese]
02 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


A responsabilidade do enfermeiro de CME e SCIH frente à sociedade relacionada aos surtos de infecção Hospitalar
by Isabel Cristina de Oliveira Guerra [in Portuguese]
02 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Investigação de surtos em serviços de saúde: ações desenvolvidas pela A ANVISA
by [Fabiana] Leandro Queiroz Santi [in Portuguese]
01 December 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Responsabilidade do SCIH frente a sociedade: relacionada aos surtos de infecção hospitalar
by Antonio Fernandes [in Portuguese]
01 December 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Segurança no Processo de Esterilização de Motores
by Vania Gouveia [in Portuguese]
30 November 2008
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
5th Pan-American Congress on Sterilization
6th International Symposium of Sterilization and Hospital Infection Control - SOBECC
Lectures and Presentations


Gestão de resíduos hospitalares na CME
by Dulce Regina Batista Carmo [in Portuguese]
25 November 2008
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
5 Day Theoretical and Practical Education Programme - 22-26 December 2008 - Dokuz Eylul University Hospital CSSD, Turkey
23 November 2008
21:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
23 November 2008
20:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Openingswoord voorzitter
by Wim Renders
[in Dutch/Flemish]
22 November 2008
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
CLEANICAL FORUM 2009 - 10th International Forum "Medical Devices and Processes": Users and Experts - February 27th, 2009 in Berlin, Germany
18 November 2008
15:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: ArjoWiggins - Medical & Hospital Paper
18 November 2008
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner ArjoWiggins added
18 November 2008WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: Famos Medizintechnik
17 November 2008
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner Famos Medizintechnik added/updated
17 November 2008
22:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
IHCC - Iranian Health Care centers (Iran)
17 November 2008
22:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization IHCC - Iranian Health Care centers (Iran) added
17 November 2008
08:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents: safe working and the prevention of infection
Guidance from the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens' TSE Working Group

by United Kingdom Department of Health - ACDP TSE Working Group
15 November 2008
14:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
new WFHSS member organization:
SFHSS - Saudi Forum for Hospital Sterilization Services (Saudi Arabia)
15 November 2008
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new WFHSS Member organization SFHSS - Saudi Forum for Hospital Sterilization Services (Saudi Arabia) added
14 November 2008
19:45 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 5/2008
14 November 2008
13:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 October 2009
Creta & Terra Maris Conference Center, Crete, Greece
13 November 2008
10:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
III. International Sterilization Conference Turkey 2008 - February 18th to 22nd, 2009 in Izmir, Turkey
12 November 2008
23:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Courses and Seminar Listings
Seminar/Courses Calendar Update:
Advanced Course in Sterilization Technology and Qualifying Course for Authorising Engineer (Decontamination)
Year 2009 - Week One: 19th to 23st January 2009
Codicote, Herts, United Kingdom
12 November 2008
22:15 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
-1
(Booklet by Jack van Asten and Tim Galekop)
12 November 2008
10:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Alles wat u altijd al over sterilisatortesten wilde weten (maar nooit durfde te vragen)
by Henk Ras
[in Dutch/Flemish]
12 November 2008
09:45 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Draadloze procescontrole met ebro dataloggers
by Jo Suys
[in Dutch/Flemish]
12 November 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
11 November 2008
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Guideline for the Validation of the Sealing Process according to DIN EN ISO 11607-2
by Anke Carter
09 November 2008
19:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Bacteria Literacy
03 November 2008
11:21 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: International Customer Support Engineer, for Belimed AG worldwide
30 October 2008
17:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Synergy Health plc
30 October 2008
16:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to Industrial Partner Synergy Health plc updated
29 October 2008
02:50 [GMT]
WFHSS Vacancies
new job posted: International Sales Manager - gke GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany
28 October 2008
15:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: CFSA - CSSD Forums of South Africa
25 October 2008
12:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
De Belgische CSA...toen en nu
by Machiel Jan Bot
[in Dutch/Flemish]
25 October 2008
12:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Bowie & Dick test en validatie
by Jan-Jacob Pattijn
[in Dutch/Flemish]
25 October 2008
11:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
New methods to monitor steam penetration into complex medical devices (MD) using Medical Device Simulators (MDS) and Batch Monitoring Systems (BMS)
by Ulrich Kaiser
25 October 2008
11:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Aspects of Steam Sterilization Process Monitoring: from Huckaback Towels to ETS and what Standards do and don't cover
by Klaus Hahnen
25 October 2008
09:30 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures:
Bowie and Dick test and validation?
by Emiel Goovaerts
25 October 2008
08:00 [GMT]
Past Conferences 2008
V.S.Z Study Day 16 October 2008 - "Does routine testing make sense?" - Lectures
24 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Members
WFHSS member page/info update: V.S.Z - Vereniging Sterilisatie in het Ziekenhuis v.z.w.
22 October 2008
10:00 [GMT]
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(Info and Applications Forms)
password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual General IASSM Meeting
24 January 2009
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Study Day
21 February 2009
Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Members General Meeting & Education Forum
2 April 2009
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Members General Meeting & Education Forum
28 May 2009
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Managers Study Day
25 June 2009
Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Members General Meeting & Education Forum
3 September 2009
Ashling Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
21 October 2008
18:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual IASSM Conference 2009
6 November 2009
Ireland
17 October 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
XX Jornada de Esterilización
IV Jornada Bonaerense de Esterilización
November 8th, 2008
La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
16 October 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
WFHSS Industrial Partner info update: Medisafe International
03 October 2008
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Operating Manual
01 October 2008
16:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Info Update:
IASSM Conference 2008 - "Audit aftershock" - 7/8 November 2008 in Dublin-Blanchardstown, Ireland
30 September 2008
17:00 [GMT]
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30 September 2008
13:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
29 September 2008
20:00 [GMT]
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password-protected area password-protected / for WFHSS Board Members only
20 September 2008
12:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
SGSV Seminar and Member Meeting 1. April 2008
"Validating CD Equipment Processes according to ISO EN 15883"
Lectures and Presentations


Validierung aus Sicht eines Leiters ZSVA
by Marcel Wenk (Leiter ZSVA Universitätsspital Basel) [in German]
20 September 2008
11:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
SGSV Seminar and Member Meeting 1. April 2008
"Validating CD Equipment Processes according to ISO EN 15883"
Lectures and Presentations


Interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit - praxisorientierte Validierung maschineller Aufbereitungsprozesse
by Marcel Eigenmann (Belimed Sauter AG) [in German]
20 September 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
SGSV Seminar and Member Meeting 1. April 2008
"Validating CD Equipment Processes according to ISO EN 15883"
Lectures and Presentations


Bewertung der Reinigungsleistung - eine kritische Analyse
by Dr. Urs Rosenberg (Borer Chemie AG) [in German]
20 September 2008
09:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
SGSV Seminar and Member Meeting 1. April 2008
"Validating CD Equipment Processes according to ISO EN 15883"
Lectures and Presentations


Praktische Aspekte der Leitlinie - Leistungsprüfung
by Dr. Winfried Michels (Miele Professional) [in German]
17 September 2008
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group: [56] Performance Requalification on Changing the Process Chemicals
12 September 2008
15:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Quality Task Group: [55] Decontamination of Motor Systems
12 September 2008
13:00 [GMT]
WFHSS - Publications
new publication:
Central Service Issue 4/2008
09 September 2008
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Education
Recommendations by the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE): Code of Practice for Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices
09 September 2008
07:50 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to HSE - Health Service Executive (Ireland) added
05 September 2008
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Industrial Partners
new WFHSS Industrial Partner: PMS Medikal
05 September 2008
19:30 [GMT]
WFHSS Related Sites & Links
link to new Industrial Partner PMS Medikal added
02 September 2008
10:45 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
V.S.Z Study Day - October 16th, 2008 - Brouwgebouw Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium
01 September 2008
08:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Humour - Cartoons
new cartoon: Flabbergasted Bacteria
30 August 2008
14:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
Annual WFHSS and GORNA Conference 2009

7/8/9/10 Ocotber 2009
Creta Maris Hotel, Crete, Greece
27 August 2008
20:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar Update:
IASSM Conference 2008 - "Audit aftershock" - 7/8 November 2008 in Dublin-Blanchardstown, Ireland
16 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Reise zum Mars: medizinische und biologische Aspekte
by Dr. Augusto Cogoli [in German]
16 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Voyage vers Mars: aspects médicaux et biologiques
by Dr. Augusto Cogoli [in French]
15 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:

by Pascal Clayette
15 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Présentation des résultats in-vivo et in-vitro des études d’efficacité des STERRAD contre les prions
by Pascal Clayette [in French]
14 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz
by Andreas Martens [in German]
14 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Protection de la santé et sécurité au travail
by Andreas Martens [in French]
13 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Einweg vs. Mehrweg - ökonomischer Standpunkt
by Hervé Ney [in German]
13 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Usage unique versus recyclable - point de vue économique
by Hervé Ney [in French]
12 August 2008
10:00 [GMT]
WFHSS Congress and Conference Calendar
Annual SGSV/SSSH/SSSO Conference and Meeting 2008 - Lectures:
Gewebe im OP-Saal: Einweg- oder waschbare Textilien? Welches sind die Kosten?
by Antonio Di Iorio [in German]
12 August 20