Projects/activities/CV: 2010-Now

 

Impression Year(s) Local/International Partner organization Financing organization Project/Activities
2018-11-10
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Interster, Wormerveer, Nederland.
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
Presentation of the new edition of the Dutch version of book during the Annual Conference for CSSD staff (SVN-medewerkersdag) of the Dutch Sterilization Association, at Pathé, Ede. Uitreiking nieuwe boek aan auteur Jan Huijs
2018-11-13
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On Nov 13th the final lecture evening of the e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments took place. 37 students subscribed,  There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented again the lecture on sterilization.
2018-08
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Interster, Wormerveer, Nederland.
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
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Interster, Wormerveer, Nederland.
Compiling and publication of the fully updated, new edition of the Dutch version of the book: Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen met Stoom. A With a new chapter on packaging systems (Sterile Barrier Systems: SBS)
2018-07
Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Two-day workshop for CSSD Staff of the Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
2018-07
The hospital of PPUKM: The national University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Two-day workshop for CSSD Staff at the hospital of PPUKM: The national University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2018-07
Hospital Sultanah Aminah , Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Two-day workshop for CSSD Staff at the Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Presenting Micro seminars  on steam sterilization to CSSD staff of hospitals Sapporo, Asahikawa and Hakodate on the island of  Hokkaido,  Japan. Excursion visits to hospitals in these cities.
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Presenting workshop on steam sterilization to CSSD staff of hospitals Hokkaido in the city of Sapporo,  in Japan
2018-03
St. Martin de Porres Hospital, Eikwe, Ghana

Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg, Germany
Assisting repair and maintenance of sterilization equipment. Assessment of sterile supply cycle. Training of staff on sterile supply.
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Presenting workshops on steam sterilization to CSSD staff of hospitals in several cities in Japan: Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi and Fukuoka
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Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On Nov 21st the final lecture evening of the sixth edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Summa College in Eindhoven in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 30 students that subscribed, took place on site. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
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Serabu Community Hospital, Serabu, Sierra Leone
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German Doctors, Bonn, Germany
Repair and maintenance of sterilization equipment; training of CSSD staff. Evaluation of CSSD-operations; Evaluation of equipment in operating theatre
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Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis, Goes, The Netherlands
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On Oct 26th the final lecture evening of the fith edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Admiraal de Ruijter Ziekenhuis in Goes in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 30 students that subscribed, took place on site. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
2017-10
Kuala Lumpur, Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Training of CSSD Staff in Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2017-10
Sarawak General Hospital Kuching, Sarawak

Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Training of CSSD Staff of Sarawak General Hospital in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On May 12th the final lecture evening of the forth edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Rotterdam Medical Centre in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 37 students that subscribed, took place on site in the Hospital in Rotterdam. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On April 11th the final lecture evening of the third edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments of hospitals in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 39 students that subscribed, took again place at the Summa college in Eindhoven. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
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ISALA Ziekenhuis, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Clinical lesson for CSSD Staff: Steam sterilization
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SVN/Interster International, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
Compiling new chapter on Sterilization packaging systems (SBS: sterile Barrier Systems) for the book Sterilization of medical Supplies by Steam. The chapter will be added to the new version of the various editions the book.
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25-29
Oct
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WFHSS The 17th WFHSS (World Forum for Hospital Sterilization Sciences) took place on Oct 25th until Oct 29th in Brisbane, Australia. On Saturday, October 2th Jan could do a presentation on his expierences in Liberia: The aftermath of the Ebola crisis. Hospitals in Liberia preparing for the post Ebola challenge. Click here to download the presentation.
For a report (Dutch) click here.
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7 nov
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Summa College; Eindhoven. participants On November 7th the final lecture evening of the second edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments of hospitals in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 33 students that subscribed, took again place at the Summa college in Eindhoven. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
B-Brussel Wilde Gallery 20160924 JIFS Signing the new French book! 2016; 23-24 Sept JIFS/Journées Internationales Francophone de la Stérilisation, Bruxelles; organized by Aster (Association de Stérilisation Francophone, Belgium)  Flag-gm-lgflag
MHP Verlag, Germany
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SF2S Societé Francaise des Sciences de la Stérilisation/ financing through sales of book
Launch of the French version of the book 2nd edition of the french version of book Stérilization des Dispositifs Médicaux par la vapeur during the Journées Internationales Francophone de la Stérilisation. The book is published through MHP Verlag, Germany and can be ordered through their Website
NL-Wageningen WUR 20160421 Forum Q763 Jan Gastcollege Facing Standards Gap Groep Global Health

2016
21 April
Wageningen University and Research
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Guest lecturer at WUR (Wageningen University and Research). Presentation: “Facing The Standards Gap, in the context of the curriculum on Global Health for bachelor students of Health and Society
After 15 years the time has come to update our website! We use WordPress as platform. So much has changed since the old version of our website! 2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
WebCare, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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HEART Consultancy
Update of website of HEART consultancy using WordPress
After 15 years the time was ripe to finally upgrade our website
NL-Renkum SteriTao 20160707 Facebook Home Page for SteriTao Autoclave  2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
HAN, Arnhem
Consortium SteriTao:
Reqcare, Nijmegen
Tevel Techniek, Westervoort
Kleinmechaniek, Westervoort
Partly funded through
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Initiative for development of  autoclaclave suitable for use in resource poor locations; with focus on basic technology with minimum use of electronic control.
Summa College, Eindhoven, The Netherlands: 2016-04-05: Refresher training of CSSD staff: explaining the physics of steam. The candidates did a pilot e-leaning course. At the end of the theoretical part they came for a a closing practical evening to Eindhoven. 2014-2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Financing through fees of participants
Setup of a pilot e-learning modules for staff on sterilisation of medical supplies. on the new SteriAk platform. Providing text material based on Jan’s book. The first version for the training took place between March 31st  and April 5th 2016 with a final practical evening on april 5th at the Summa college in Eindhoven.
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MSF Médecins Sans Frontiers Espace Bruno Corbé EBC, Brussels, Belgium
Assisting in the design/testing of a new autoclave for use in the MSF larger health facilities
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Interster International, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
Contribution to Interster academy Education day: Crash course steam sterilization
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Establishment of SteriAk as Virtual educational platform on Sterilization of medical supplies. Objectives are to offer e-learning/blended learning training for staff of CSSD in collaboration with vocational training centres (ROC). Established with approval of the Dutch Sterilization Association SVN
2008-09-01. Cover of the French version of the book. Stérilisation des dispositifs médicaux par la vapeur. Realized and published through MHP Verlag, Germany. 2014-2016 Flag-fr-lgflag
AFS: Association Française de la Stérilisation, France
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MHP Verlag, Germany
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AFS: Association Française de la Stérilisation/financing through sales of book
Preparation editing and publication of 2nd edition of the french version of book Stérilization des Dispositifs Médicaux par la vapeur with new chapter on cleaning. Planned date for publication: Sept 2016
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St. Mary’s Children and Community Hospital, Imo State, Nigeria
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Medical mission Institute, Wuerzburg, Germany
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Die Sternsinger/Kinder Missionswerk, Germany
Upgrading of the sterilization department. Training of CSSD Staff and technicians
2015-08-02: Miyasaki, Japan. Workshop on steam sterilization. Made possible through Meilleur. 2015 Flag-ja-lgflag
Getinge, Tokyo, Japan
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
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Getinge, Tokyo, Japan

Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Japan tour: Presentations on sterile supply in Tokyo, Osaka, Oita and Miyazaki
2016-03-10. Cover of the Spanish version of the book. Esterilización de Productos Sanitarios. 2nd Edition. Realized through Matachana, Barcelona, Spain. Published through MHP Verlag, Germany 2014-2016 Flag-sp-lgflag
Antonio Matachana S.A., Barcelona, Spain
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Antonio Matachana S.A., Barcelona, Spain
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MHP Verlag; Germany financing through sales of book
Compiling, editing and publication of Second edition of Spanish version of book Esterilización de Productos Sanitarios.
with new chapter on cleaning.
Available in June 2016
Training of staff on the new Matachana autoclave 2014-2015 Flag-li-lgflag
St. Josephs Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia
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Missionsärztliches Institut; Medical Mission Institute Wuerzburg, Germany
Upgrading of sterile supply department.
– Redesigning of the department
– Installation of 2 new sterilizers
– Repair of old sterilizer
– Training of CSSD staff and technicians.
User training on the Matachana S1000 autoclave in the Maternity Hospital of the JF Kennedy Medical Centre in Monrovia, Liberia 2014-2015 Flag-li-lgflag
JF Kennedy Medical Centre, Maternity Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia
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DRK Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, German Red Cross, Berlin, Germany
Repair and recommissioning of sterilization equipment. Training of staff
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Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg
German Red Cross
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Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg
Attending the Ebola Preparedness training at the Fire Fighting School (Feuerwehrschule) in Wuerzburg. As a preparation for the visit to Liberia in November for assisting St. Jospeph’s Hospital and the JFK Medical Centre for upgrading their Sterilization department.
2014: Jan becomes honorary member of the Dutch Sterilization Association SVN (Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland 2014 Flag-nl-lgflag
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
Jan became honorary member of Sterilisatieverening Nederland SVN (the Dutch Sterilization Association)
Philippines Manila SM North EDSA 20140517 Jan Working In The Mall 2014 Flag-rp-lgflag
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, United Kingdom
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, United Kingdom
Adapting the PLAMAHS asset management function to synchronize with an SQL database. Handing over of PLAMAHS database system work to Mr. Romel Palac Pack, associate programmer. Support transition to web-based version of initial components of the PLAMAHS system. Visit to Philippines: 08-04-2014 until 25-05-2014. See travel story: Another glimpse of Paradise
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MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes
DFID
Creation of a new module for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS)
–   Procurement and logistics support
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Tegucigalpa, MoH Honduras
Engineering World Health, Durham, USA
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HPI Lewes, UK
Creation of a Spanish version of the PLAMAHS Asset management software
2014-02-20. Cover of the Norwegian version of the book. Realized and published throu the Norsk forening for Sterilforsyning. 2011-2014 Flag-no-lgflag
Norsk Forening for Sterilforsyning. NFS, Oslo, Norway
Flag-no-lgflagNorsk Forening for Sterilforsyning. NFS; financing through sales of book Preparation editing and publication of Norwegian version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam  with new chapter on cleaning
Sierra Leone, Serabu Community Hospital, Serabu 2012-09. After installing the sterilizers the staff is trained on their us. 2012 Flag-sl-lgflag
Serabu Catholic Hospital, Caritas Freetown, Sierra Leone
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German Doctors,
Bonn, Germany
Installation of and commissioning sterilization equipment; training of staff (users and technicians); starting-up of new CSSD for Serabu Hospital, Serabu, Sierra Leone
A special birthday gift: Jan receives the first SVN Jack van Asten Award during the autumn congress in De Rehorst in Ede. The award is given once in two years 2011 Flag-nl-lgflag
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
Jan received the Jack van Asten Award 2011
2013-03-05. Cover of the Russian version of the book. Realization was through DGM, Moscow. Publication through MHP Verlag, Germany  2011-2013 Flag-rs-lgflag
DGM Moscow, Russia
MHP-Verlag, Germany
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DGM Moscow, Russia
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MHP Verlag, Germany
Preparation editing and publication of Russian version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam.
Стерилизация паром медицинских изделий. Общая теория.
with new chapter on cleaning
Article: Steriliseren op zijn Russisch
Travel Report: From Russia with love
Bungudu Hospital, Zamfara, Nigeria: 2011-11-07. Filming for a training video on sterile supply for CSSD staff. Here a shot is taken of the instrument inspection and set assembly. 2011-2012 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, UK
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DFID, UK
HPI Health Partners International, UK
Production of 3 educational videos on Sterilization of Medical supplies.
1: General introduction to sterile supplies;
2 and 3: Videos on operation of and care for sterilizers as used in the project.
– Writing script
– Assistance during takes
– Assistance making graphics/simulations
– Final check of texts
Cover of the Japanese version of the book. Realised through Meilleur, Tokyo; Published through Nakayama publishers, Tokyo, Japan. 2010-2012 Flag-ja-lgflag
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Japan
Nakayama publishers,
中山書店 Tokyo, Japan.
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Japan
Preparation editing and publication of Japanese version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam  with new chapter on cleaning
2012-12-2015. Cover of the Dutch version of the book. Realized and pubished through Interster, Wormerveer, The Netherlands. 2011 Flag-nl-lgflag
Interster International, Wormerveer,
The Netherlands
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Interster International, Wormerveer,
The Netherlands
Publication of second Dutch edition of book “Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen met Stoom, Deel 1 – Algemene Theorie” with new extensive chapter on cleaning
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Sector Program Health and Family Planning
MoHP, Kathmandu Nepal
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KfW, Germany
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HPI, Health Partners International, Lewes, UK
Extending the module for maintenance support for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS)
Tailoring the medical equipment maintenance support module to the specific requirements for monitoring the maintenance activities within the PPP.
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MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes;
DFID, UK
Creation of a new modules for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Quick Monitoring and Evaluation of equipment, buildings and infrastructure
Bungudu Hospital, Zamfara State, Nigeria. 2011-09-28. User training: happiness after a succesful test cycle in the Steriflow Robustex autoclave.  2011 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes,
DFID, UK
Training of users and technicians of medical equipment engineers and technicians on equipment supplied through the PRRINN/MNCH program
Cover of the English version of the book: Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam 3d edition. Compiled and Published Through MHP Verlag, Germany 2010 Flag-gm-lgflag
MHP Verlag, Germany
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MHP Verlag, Germany
Final editing and publication of 3rd revised edition of the book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam Volume 1
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MSUD (Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey)/ EFHSS
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MSUD (Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey)
Final editing and publication of  Turkish edition of the book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam Volume 1
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Site: The White Mansion, Davao, Philipines.
With Mr. Pieter de Ruijter, HPI, Lewes
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HPI, Health Partners International, Lewes UK.
Further development of the PLAMAHS Asset management system. Further development of maintenance module. Design plans for SQL based database. Training/handing over of system design and architecture. Training of potential PLAMAHS users. Visit: 22-07-2010 until 15-08-2010. Travel report: A glimpse of paradise
Manual: Arab: Sterilization Manual Jordan-Amman MoH 20110116-Sterilization Manual Cover. Mabadeh Al Taaqeem  2010 Flag-jo-lgflag
MoH Amman, Jordan
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SECO Swiss Centre for International Health, Bern, Switzerland.
Editing of Sterilization Manual for the Health Services in Jordan