Identification

Name

Healthcare-Associated Infections Surveillance Network

Short name

HAI-Net

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) European Centre for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC)
Created

2012-04-06 20:13:18+00:00

Modified

2016-03-23 21:54:46.000075+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The HAI-Net is a European network for the surveillance of healthcare-associated infections (HAI). The main priorities are the coordination of the European point prevalence survey of HAI and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals, the surveillance of surgical site infections, surveillance of HAI in intensive care units, and the repeated prevalence surveys of HAI and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
Year start

2008

URL http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/activities/surveillance/HAI/Pages/default.aspx

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Europe
Geography

No

Disease transmission types
(1) Air-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) ED/Hospital Records