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Healthcare Symposium Week 2021

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A series of webinar for all healthcare professionals. Talk and discuss with our international healthcare experts about ongoing issues.

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Join our Healthcare Acquired Infection and Microbiome Symposium!

This event will present healthcare experts from Australia and overseas to discuss the latest Australian and International research on HAIs, antimicrobial resistance and the effects on healthcare microbiome.

Together we are aiming to build a knowledgeable healthcare community and be ready for future infectious diseases.

TOPICS:

TUESDAY, 5th October 2021:

  • 12:00 - 12:30: Delta Attack - Lessons Learned from Indonesia and India - presented by Masdalina Pane, Epidemiologist Researcher from Ministry of Health Indonesia
  • 12:30 - 13:00: Antimicrobial resistance in pandemic - a neglected global threat - presented by A. Prof. Slade Jensen, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - School of Medicine at Western Sydney University
  • 13:00 - 14:00: Open discussion

WEDNESDAY, 6th October 2021:

  • 12:00 - 12:30: Healthcare Associated infections – WHO guidelines from airborne, high touch and other transmission routes - presented by Mary-Louise McLaws
  • 12:30 - 13:00: Airborne microbiome - transmission of healthcare-acquired infection through aerosol
  • 13:00 - 14:00: Open discussion

THURSDAY, 7th October 2021:

  • 12:00 - 12:30: Control of surface contamination in hospitals - presented by Karen Vickery
  • 12:30 - 13:00: Metagenomic approach for pathogen detection - preventing future pandemics - presented by Mark Willcox
  • 13:00 - 14:00: Open discussion

Duplex Healthcare and MUVi are proudly supporting this event and collaborating as Industry Research Partner with the University of New South Wales, Australia, the Ministry of Health, Indonesia and the Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.

More topics and speakers will be uploaded to this page. Register now and we will keep you updated.

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Organiser Duplex Healthcare

Organiser of Healthcare Symposium Week 2021

Duplex Healthcare has been providing infection control cleaning equipment to the healthcare industry for over 25 years.
Hospitals, aged care facilities, dental practices and medical centres across Australia currently use Duplex Healthcare equipment for touch point cleaning, regular cleaning, outbreak prevention and more.


Duplex Healthcare specialises in “high-temperature steam vapour” technology, which is well recognised within the industry as a leading method for killing and safeguarding against healthcare related bacteria.

Duplex Healthcare’s technology has the “Smart Approved WaterMark” stamp of approval.
Smart Approved WaterMark is Australia’s water conservation label. This allows healthcare facilities to purchase products that save water, and actively engage in the efficient use of water.

Duplex Healthcare regularly hold free-to-attend infection control sessions, where managers and staff can receive practical advice and hands-on training in best practice healthcare cleaning.


Director of Duplex Healthcare, Murray McDonald is an author of the step-by-step guide written for infection control coordinators, directors of nursing and environmental services managers titled 5 Steps to Chemical-Free Cleaning in Healthcare. For more information on the book, visit www.duplex5steps.com

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