IIPWInternational Infection Prevention Week
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Led by APIC, IIPW aims to galvanize an infection prevention movement at the grassroots level by involving everyone in infection prevention:
APIC has launched a new website with resources and template materials, and a Facebook page to help hospitals and communities raise awareness and activate around IIPW.
Learn more about IIPW on Facebook and Twitter (#IIPW).
APIC's 2011 IIPW efforts are made possible with support from the Signature Sponsor, 3M Health Care, in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.
President Ronald Reagan, who proclaimed the third week of October as National Infection Control Week, established IIPW in the U.
We believe that the added focus on these issues during IIPW will help us to sustain and accelerate progress toward this objective.
We are proud to partner with APIC on IIPW and are pleased to see how awareness of this event is growing around the world," added Debra Rectenwald, president and general manager of 3M Infection Prevention, the Signature Sponsor of IIPW.
IIPW was established in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan who proclaimed the third week in October as National Infection Control Week and called upon all "federal, state, and local government agencies, health organizations, communications, media, and people" to take part in educational activities and programs.