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IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association

IDI / Latvia: IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association

IKSA
Infection Control and Sterilization Association

http://www.sterivita.lv
Latvia


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Introduction

Who we are

The Latvian Sterilization and Hygiene Specialists Association (LSHSA) was founded in 2000. In 2005, infection control nurses and doctors joined us and we transformed into IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association.

Our goals

  • to establish and develop education system in fields of decontamination and infection control,
  • to change attitude to decontamination and infection control processes through education.

Our tasks

  • to raise education levels through seminars and workshops,
  • to increase knowledge of staff through courses and staff exchange between CSSDs, Infection Control departments in different hospitals for new knowledge and experience,
  • to establish our own training program,
  • to participate in other international projects for educational programms.

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IKSA Events

Upcoming Events

to be announced...

Past Events

Annual EFHSS Workshop 2005 "CSSD"
02 June 2005 to 04 June 2005
Jurmala, Riga, Latvia
[ Conference Details ]
[ Seminar Report ]

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IKSA Contact

IKSA - Infection Control and Sterilization Association
Chairman:
Gundars Lācis
Email:

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Latvia - FlagInformation about Latvia

Statistics

  • Area: 64,589 km² (land: 63,589 km², water: 1,000 km²)
  • Population: 2,306,306 (July 2004)
  • Capital: Riga
  • Language: Latvian (official), Lithuanian, Russian, and other
  • Religion: Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox
  • Climate: maritime; wet, moderate winters
  • Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2hrs
  • Currency: Latvian Lat [LVL]

Location

Latvia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. With a total of 1,150 km land boundaries, Latvia shares borders with Belarus (141 km), Estonia (339 km), Lithuania (453 km), and Russia (217 km).

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