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    22 | 01 | 14
    Antimicrobial Copper IT Suites Combating Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hygiene, hospital, infections, touch surface
    In a world first, IT suites in Finland’s Jorvi Hospital have been outfitted with antimicrobial copper equipment to reduce the risk of infections spreading.
    12 | 12 | 13
    Combating Infection with Antimicrobial Copper in a Belgian Care Home
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, care homes, healthcare-associated infections, touch surface
    A leading Belgian care home is improving residents' protection from nosocomial infections with antimicrobial copper.
    10 | 12 | 13
    Enhancing Dental Hygiene with Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, healthcare-associated infections, touch surface
    A pioneering endodontic office in Brazil has installed a suite of antimicrobial copper products to enhance infection prevention.
    22 | 05 | 13
    Mother and Child Centre Protected by Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface
    The Embrace – a non-profit facility in Athens, Greece that supports and cares for pregnant women in difficult circumstances – has installed antimicrobial copper touch surfaces.
    09 | 05 | 13
    Improving Dental Hygiene with Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface
    Following a campaign to bring the antimicrobial properties of copper to areas beyond healthcare, a dental practice in the Netherlands is showcasing the possibilities.
    05 | 02 | 13
    Renowned Private Hospital Installs Antimicrobial Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    Tokuda Hospital Sofia – a thousand-bed facility in Bulgaria and part of a major private healthcare chain – is the latest hospital to install antimicrobial copper touch surfaces.
    31 | 10 | 12
    Antimicrobial Copper Forms Part of Multi-Dimensional Approach to Hygiene
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    As part of its general refurbishment measures, Hagen General Hospital has equipped its children’s intensive care ward with antimicrobial copper touch surfaces.
    19 | 10 | 12
    Copper Desks Help to Protect Student Health
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface
    Copper – inherently antimicrobial and capable of rapidly and completely killing harmful pathogens on contact – is being used in a Chilean school to help protect the health of its children.
    30 | 07 | 12
    Catch Planes, Not Diseases
    Healthcare, Transportation
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface, transport
    Antimicrobial copper could help reduce the risk of travellers passing infections between each other at busy airports.
    19 | 07 | 12
    Major Polish Hospital Protects Patients with Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    Following a growing number of hospitals around the world, WSKK Hospital, located in Wroclaw, Poland, has implemented antimicrobial copper surfaces in its Nephrology Ward.
    02 | 07 | 12
    Chiyoda Hospital Protects Patients with Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    Chiyoda Hospital, on the island of Kyushu in Japan, has become the world’s first new hospital to be fitted throughout with antimicrobial copper door furniture.
    22 | 05 | 12
    Paediatric Hospital Installs Antimicrobial Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    Roberto del Rio Children’s Hospital – the oldest paediatric facility in Chile – has installed antimicrobial copper surfaces in its intensive care and treatment rooms.
    03 | 05 | 12
    Why Install Antimicrobial Copper? Why Not?
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, touch surface
    Why select a non-antimicrobial surface when we now know that some naturally-occurring metals, such as copper, have this intrinsic antimicrobial activity?
    24 | 04 | 12
    Germany’s Largest Geriatric Facility Improves Infection Control with Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    Germany’s largest geriatric facility – the Berlin Geriatrics Centre (EGZB) – has specified Antimicrobial Copper door furniture throughout.
    03 | 04 | 12
    Fukushima Kindergartens Rebuild with Antimicrobial Copper
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface
    As Iwaki City rebuilds in the wake of 2011’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, two kindergartens have upgraded touch surfaces to antimicrobial copper.
    17 | 02 | 12
    Ronald McDonald House Unveils Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface
    The Ronald McDonald House of Charleston, USA, (RMHC) has unveiled an unprecedented renovation featuring Antimicrobial Copper.
    06 | 02 | 12
    Antimicrobial Copper Takes Off
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, installation, touch surface, transport
    One of Brazil’s busiest airports is leading the way in improving hygiene in public spaces with a new installation of antimicrobial copper touch surfaces.
    12 | 10 | 11
    First Hospital in France Installs Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces to Combat HCAIs
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, hospital, installation, touch surface
    The Centre hospitalier de Rambouillet, in the Parisian region, is the first hospital in France to install antimicrobial copper touch surfaces.
    03 | 10 | 11
    Manufacturer Launches Antimicrobial Copper Tap Range
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, touch surface
    A UK manufacturer is to launch the world’s first range of antimicrobial copper taps for the healthcare market in early 2012.
    28 | 09 | 11
    Copper Bedrails Stay Cleaner Longer
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, clinical trial, touch surface
    Research results demonstrate that hospital bedrails made of copper have fewer contaminants and remain clean longer than plastic bed rails.
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