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WHO delivers training and infection control in South Sudan

WHO delivers training and infection control in South Sudan

Jemila M Ebrahim of the World Health Organization speaks to HEQ about how it is supporting South Sudan with infection control during the COVID-19...
COVID-19 in the EU Member States

COVID-19 in the EU Member States

How have EU Member States responded to the COVID-19 pandemic? On 13 March, following a rise in new cases of COVID-19 throughout Europe, the World...
SAGE subcommittee to advise universities on COVID-19 infection control

SAGE subcommittee to advise universities on COVID-19 infection control

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) is to establish a new subcommittee to advise universities and higher education institutions on COVID-19 infection control. As...
COVID-19 and infection control in Canada

COVID-19 and infection control in Canada

As Canada extends its travel ban, HEQ explores Canadian successes and failures in dealing with COVID-19 infection control. Canada has extended its border closures to...
Protective face masks market to record $2.8bn revenue by 2026

Protective face masks market to record $2.8bn revenue by 2026

As per a research report by Global Market Insights, Inc, protective face masks market is estimated to surpass $2.8bn (€2.36bn) by 2026. The protective face...
Smart disinfection technology in the spotlight

Smart disinfection technology in the spotlight

HEQ looks at smart disinfection technology which may help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the launch of a number of...
Bedding, laundry, and infection prevention

Bedding, laundry, and infection prevention

HEQ examines the role of bedlinen handling and correct laundering practices to help with halting the spread of infection. Bedlinen represents a commonly overlooked vector...
Warewashing and decontamination for infection control

Warewashing and decontamination for infection control

HEQ explores cleaning protocols for communal care equipment. Much of the focus of infection control reporting has been on the public-facing areas of hospitals and...
Exploring applications of ultraviolet disinfection technology

Exploring applications of ultraviolet disinfection technology

HEQ explores some real-world applications of ultraviolet disinfection technology. UVC light energy in the germicidal wavelength range between 200nm and 280nm has an array of...
COVID-19: UV radiation and infection control

COVID-19: UV radiation and infection control

Ultraviolet radiation may be a key component in preventing the spread of COVID-19. The tactical application of ultraviolet (UV) radiation to disinfect surfaces, objects, water...
Point of care technologies in focus

Point of care technologies in focus

Can digital innovation boost infection control, treatment and testing at the point of care? The response of healthcare systems and policymakers to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Air quality and infection control: airborne infection in hospitals

Air quality and infection control

How can we minimise the risk of airborne infection in hospitals and at home? On average, people in the UK and much of Europe spend...

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