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In der Schweiz ereignen sich jährlich rund 18 000 Verkehrsunfälle mit Personenschaden. Dabei verlieren rund 260 Menschen ihr Leben, 230 davon auf der Strasse. Geschätzte 70 000 Personen erkranken hingegen in hiesigen Spitälern jährlich an Krankenhausinfektionen.
The unsolved problem of hospital pathogens:
The cause of death of 33,000 people in Europe every year
8.8 million patients in hospitals and nursing facilities in the EU are afflicted by hospital-acquired infections, estimates the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (EADC).
Despite improved hygiene standards, there has been no significant reduction in the numbers of infections and deaths from MRSA in hospitals. Hand hygiene and surface disinfection are important aspects of those tasked with ensuring hygiene.
The aging of society increases the need for nursing facilities. At the same time there is also discussion of the lack of qualified personnel, not just in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.