The french society for hospital hygiene [SF2H] / Objectives
The SF2H society is composed of professionals working in the field of hygiene promotion in health care, to promote safety and quality of care, epidemiology, prevention and the fight against healthcare associated infections including nosocomial infections; safety and health awareness, evaluation, accreditation and risk management in the field of healthcare associated infections.
The french society for hospital hygiene [SF2H] / Missions
National and international structures involvement.
:: AFNOR : Association Française de Normalisation :: AFSSAPS : Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Produits de Santé :: CCLIN : Centres de Coordination de Lutte contre les Infections Nosocomiales :: CEN : Comité Européen de Normalisation :: GREPHH : Groupe d’Évaluation des Pratiques en Hygiène Hospitalière :: HAS : Haute Autorité de la santé :: HCSP : Haut Conseil de la santé publique.
Organization of congresses, seminars and consensus conferences.
To date, 21 national conventions but also a number of board seminars (disinfection, Endoscopy guidelines; quality assurance, recommendations for disinfecting hands; recommendations on air in the operating room) and consensus conferences under its aegis (Prevention of aspergillosis risk in immunocompromised patients, preoperative management of infectious risk …) or partnerships (how to improve the quality of antibiotic therapy in residential care, nosocomial urinary tract infections …).
The SF2H is a member of The European network to promote infection prevention for patient safety and of The IFIC.