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World Patient Safety Day

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DATE: 17 September

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No one should be harmed in health care.

And yet, every day, too many people in the world suffer avoidable harm or are put at risk of injury while receiving health care. Patient safety is the prevention of harm and the reduction of risk of injury and errors in health care. Recognizing patient safety as a global health priority, in 2019 WHO’s Member States established 17 September as World Patient Safety Day.

Join WHO in their global campaign, putting the spotlight on patient safety to increase public awareness and engagement; enhance global understanding; and spur global action.


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