Skip to content

Hospitals

Safe Hospitals Video

2009-06-03 11:52:26

This PAHO video promotes the concept and strategy of Safe Hospitals. It makes it clear that this issue is of universal concern, extending beyond the health sector. The video explains what a safe hospital is and why we must safeguard these critical facilities. Below is a clip of this production. To request a DVD, please contact us at \n disaster-publications@paho.org

 

Read more
 

Safe Surgery Checklist Drops Deaths and Surgery Complications by One Third

2009-05-22 11:06:17

News Release WHO/0113

January 2009

Geneva – A collection of hospitals in eight cities around the globe has successfully demonstrated that the use of a simple surgical checklist, developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), during major operations can lower the incidence of deaths and complications following surgery by one third. 

Read more
 

Checklist Helps Reduce Surgical Complications, Deaths

2009-01-15 13:45:46

WHO Logo14 January 2009 –- Hospitals in eight cities around the globe have successfully demonstrated that the use of a simple surgical checklist, developed by WHO, during major operations can lower the incidence of surgery-related deaths and complications by one third.

Read more
 

Grosvenor Medical Centre, off Shirley Street, Nassau, Bahamas
P.O.Box N 4833, Nassau, Bahamas Country/City Code: 1-242
Tel: 001-242 326-7299; 001-242 326-7390; 001-242-325-0121  Fax:001-242 326-7012 E-mail@bah.paho.org

© Pan American Health Organization. All rights reserved.