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WHO - Launch of Updated Patient Safety Website

PIPSQC is pleased to share that the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently launched their updated patient safety website, available at the following links:

WHO Programmes - Patient Safety:
http://www.who.int/patientsafety/en/

WHO Health Topics - Patient Safety:
http://www.who.int/topics/patient_safety/en/

OVERVIEW:

The Patient Safety and Risk Management unit at WHO HQ in Geneva has recently announced the roll-out of the updated WHO patient safety website. In the largest overhaul to the website in over a decade, the new site provides an intuitive and informational user experience, allowing experts and the public alike to explore resources and WHO initiatives concerning patient safety and risk management. The new website has been updated to be in line with the organizational vision, and will serve as an invaluable resource in moving forward the patient safety agenda globally.

The website has been updated to include the most recent WHO initiatives and resources in patient safety. A navigation pane on the left of the page allows for quick access to important content areas - including:

- Patient safety (landing page)
- Policies and strategies
- Medication Without Harm
- Education and training
- Technical topics
- Patient engagement
- Networks and partnerships
- Publications


Along with the navigation pane, the landing page of the patient safety website also includes a 'Highlights' section where recent key activities are outlined.

All are invited to explore the new WHO patient safety website today!

Please send any comments or questions you may have regarding the website to:
patientsafety@who.int