Invite: Celebration of World Patient Safety Day | 15 September 2022
Join WHO in commemorating World Patient Safety Day
“Medication Without Harm”
World Patient Safety Day 2022 Global Virtual Event
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Thursday, 15 September 2022
14:00 to 17:30 hrs (CEST)
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Interpretation provided in: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
|During the event, stakeholders will discuss medication safety issues within the strategic framework of the WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge: Medication Without Harm, including 1) Patients and the public, 2) Health and care workers, 3) Medicines, and 4) Systems and practices of medication.
To commemorate the day, WHO is organizing a Global Virtual Event, calling on all stakeholders to join efforts globally for “Medication Without Harm”.
Medication-related harm accounts for up to half of the overall preventable harm in medical care. Patients in low- and middle-income countries are twice more likely to experience preventable medication harm than patients in high-income countries. Considering this huge burden of harm, “Medication Safety” has been selected as the theme for World Patient Safety Day 2022.
The event will feature:
• Presentations about the challenges and solutions of the medication safety issues within the domains of the strategic framework
• A panel discussion on improving medication safety at country and facility level
• Launch of the WHO technical tools, which will provide guidance on reducing medication-related harm
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