World Patient Safety Day 2020

World Patient Safety Day 2020

World Patient Safety Day focuses on enhancing global understanding of patient safety, increase public engagement in the safety of health care and promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. The origin of the Day is firmly grounded in the fundamental principle of medicine – First, do no harm.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exerted unprecedented pressure on health systems worldwide. A knowledgeable, skilled and motivated health workforce is critical for the provision of safe care to patients.

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https://www.who.int/…/default…/world-patient-safety-day-2020

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” WHO 1948