5 May 2021 is the World Hand Hygiene Day

Check the WHO newsletter here for more information.

Healthcare facilities can register to the campaign here.

More information on how to participate in the campaign and to the events scheduled for 5 May 2021 here.


Please find here a letter from Prof. Evelina Tacconelli on a new initiative to create a network of excellence centers in Europe for epidemiological research to reduce the burden of antimicrobial resistance.

More information about the call can be find here.

The project is currently included (until Dec 2021) in the IMI financed COMBACTE Magnet EPI-Net initiative (https://epi-net.eu/) and will move up to Jan 2022 in the new project financed by the European Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/research_and_innovation/research_by_area/documents/ec_rtd_new-health-h2020-projects.pdf)  ECRAID-Base (European Clinical Research Alliance on Infectious Diseases).