• 2016 CLEO today
  • 2011-2015 CLEO yesterday
  • CLEO today

    CLEO, with the new PHIG project – Preventing Hospital Infections in Greece, is expanding its field of activity into other sectors of health research and promotion, such as:

    • the surveillance and prevention of the most common hospital-acquired infections
    • the surveillance and improvement of compliance with selected prevention practices
    • and the surveillance of antibiotics use

    aiming towards the improvement of provided health care quality in General and Children’s hospitals across Greece.

  • CLEO yesterday

    The Collaborative Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research was founded in 2011 under the auspices of the 1st and 2nd Pediatric Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, following a grant from the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation.

    The Collaborative Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research was founded in 2011 under the auspices of the 1st and 2nd Pediatric Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, following a grant from the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation.

    CLEO has operated as a Non-Profit Company since October 2014.

Latest News/Press

37th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)

The 37th Annual Meeting of ESPID (European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases) held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on May 6-11, 2019, once again brought together the most important researchers in the field of pediatric infections, epidemiology and immunology, enabling trainees in the above fields to meet experts and colleagues from other countries and share their experiences. The ESPID’s programme was clinically oriented and promoted the best clinical practice for management of pediatric infections while it covered a wide range of educational seminars and interaction between trainees and faculty was strongly encouraged.
The CLEO team, headed by Prof. Theoklis Zaoutis, attended this year's conference and participated with the following abstracts:

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Latest Publications

HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTION SURVEILLANCE AMONG 11 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. A RANIN-KIDS SURVEY

I. Kopsidas, J. Bielicki, D. Blázquez-Gamero, A. Brett, M. Collins, R. Cunney, M. De Luca, D. Dona, S. Drysdale, C. Epalza, O. Falup-Pecurariu, E. Iosifidis, N. Klein, I. Lutsar, A. Mougkou, O. Neth, W.G. Valdivia, J. Saavedra, M. Tsolia, U. von Both, S. Vergnano, S. Patel, T. Zaoutis, N. Spyridis.  

37th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2019)
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 6-11 May, 2019

BACKGROUND: RANIN-KIDS (Reducing Antimicrobial use and Nosocomial INfections in KIDS) is a collaborative European effort that aims to create a unified surveillance mechanism for pediatric HAIs and antibiotic use in Europe and to implement interventions to prevent HAIs and to promote antimicrobial stewardship (ASP). In December 2018, an electronic survey that included questions on HAI surveillance and prevention practices was created and disseminated among members of the RANIN network.

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PHIG Project 2016

PHIG Project

PHIG Project

Surveillance of the most common hospital acquired infections
Participants

Participants

Departments from all over Greece participating in the PHIG project
Material

Material

Tools for data collection
Redcap

Redcap

Web application for building and managing online databases

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CLEO was founded thanks to a grant of the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation, which has supported its function as the main donator since 2011 and continues to do so today.

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