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9/17/2020 4:00 AM 9/17/2020 5:00 AM Special Event; Campaign Leader; Provider; Public

World Patient Safety Day - September 17, 2020Please join us on Thursday September 17th, 2020

To celebrate World Patient Safety Day, we are proud to premiere our documentary showcasing the 17-year impact of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute at 10am MDT – Followed by and expert panel discussion on Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety.

Look for additional virtual events on the day – more information coming soon!

(Registration Coming Soon)

World Health Organization

The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the huge challenges and risks health workers are facing globally including health care associated infections, violence, stigma, psychological and emotional disturbances, illness and even death. Furthermore, working in stressful environments makes health workers more prone to errors which can lead to patient harm. Therefore, on World Patient Safety Day 2020:

Theme: Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety

Slogan: Safe health workers, Safe patients

Call for action: Speak up for health worker safety!

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