World Hand Hygiene Day: May 5th

Hand hygiene is at the core of effective IPC (Infection Prevention Control) to combat antibiotic resistance, and campaigning each year on around 5 May is one important part of improving behavior towards IPC best practices.

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Scientific Symposium in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

The Scientific Symposium ‘Building Trans-atlanting Bridges in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology’, jointly organised by the ‘Aghia Sophia’ Children’s Hospital / “ELPIDA” Association of Friends of Children with Cancer, Greece and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, was held at the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel on April 21st-22nd , 2017.
During this symposium, the main aspects of Pediatric Oncology were covered, combining both the time-validated approaches and knowledge, along with all the new developments, like the CAR-Tcells technology.

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Internship Announcement

The CLEO is pleased to announce the Summer Internship Program in the following areas:
• Systematic Review/Meta-analysis in infectious diseases
• Infection control
• Antibiotic resistance/stewardship
• Vaccines

Internships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students and cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at CLEO in May or June.

Prospective candidates must apply via email to Stefania Maistreli at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All applicants must state the area of the internship in the subject line of the email.

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World Immunization Week 2017- Vaccines Work

World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) aims to prevent millions of deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases by 2020 through universal access to immunization. In order for everyone, everywhere to survive and thrive, countries must make more concerted efforts to reach GVAP goals by 2020.

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Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO) was founded thanks to a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which from 2011 until today continues to support its operation as a major donor.

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