Projects 2020 until Now

Impression Year(s) Local/International Partner organization Financing oganization Project/Activities

8 May until 1 June 2023

Hôpital Protestant de Mbouo, Cameroon

Eglise Evangelique du Cameroun (EEC)

Paix et Santé

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Hospital Partnerships

All in Germany

Training on sterilization of medical supplies of staff of 4 hospitals and students of the Université Evangelique du Cameroon.
A total of 65 participants attended the courses.
The facilities are located in the Ouest Region of Cameroon.
The training covered all steps of the sterile supply cycle and focused on optimizing and improving procedures and equipment as in use in the facilities. 

Matachana S.A, Barcelona, Spain
Matachana S.A.  Barcelona, Spain WFHSS Congress in Barcelona: Presentation of 3rd edition of the Spanish version of the book on sterilization. This edition was realized through intense collaboration with Matachana S.A. in Barcelona. It contains the new chapter on Packaging systems and updates on Legislation and standards. With special thanks to Mrs. Elena Lorenzo, who did most of the translation work!
4-11-2022 Flag-nl-lgflag
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN SVN annual Congres. “Generatie 2.0”. Announcement of decision of transfer to the SVN of the content and management of the eLearning course Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen. The material is based on Jan’s book, Sterilization of medical supplies by steam. (The transfer refers to the content of the Dutch version).
The eLearning programme on Sterile supply by Jan is authored on the educational platform  INERVO, which was developed by DTS (Digitale Training Systemen), Oisterwijk, The Netherlands

Steriltekniska Föreningen
.  Sweden
Steriltekniska Föreningen. Sterildagarna 2022 of the Steriltekniska Foereningen, Stockholm, Sweden. Presentations on
o Teaching aids
o The Standards gap.
Throughout the congress, the teaching aids were demonstrated in the tradeshow section of the venue. And finally could finally celebratie the  publication of the book (2021). We all came together during the great evening parties!
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mboRijnland, Leiden
  Guest lecture for students of training for CSSD staff. Topic “Facing the standards gap”; with focus on sterile supply
NL-Renkum HEART Consultancy 20211109 Book Sterilisation Jan Huijs Cover Latvian Nov-2021
Sterivita/IKSA, Infekciju Kontroles un Sterilizacijas Asociacija, Riga, Latvia
Sterivita/IKSA. Infekciju Kontroles un Sterilizacijas Asociacija, Riga, Latvia After 2 years of intense collaboration and translation work by Mr. Gundars Lacis, the manuscript of the Latvian version of the book on sterilization was finalized. Publication is due early 2022 through Sterivita/IKSA. The first contacts were made during the WFHSS Congress in The Hague 2019.
NL-Delft TU 20211125 Workshop Sustainable Surgical Instruments Dr Gnanaraj India Presenting 25-11-2021 Flag-nl-lgflag
TU Delft, faculty of Mechanical Engineering, department of Biomedical Engineering
  Attending a workshop on appropriate surgical instruments for use in Low and Middle Income Countries. Focus on feasibility for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization
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VUMC Amsterdam
MediaCollege Amsterdam
RDS School
RDS/HEART Consultancy Creating training videos for various procedures in the Central Sterile Supply department. The video material is to be included in the Inervo e-learning environment as was developed based on the book. Videos for first 5 procedures to be finalized by the end of 2021
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Van Straten Medical, De Meern
  One of the very few seminars on steam sterilization Jan could present during the Corona period. The number of participants had to be limited; the 1.5 metre distance guideline needed to be respected…
May 2021
Steriltekniska Föreningen
. Swedish translation by  Birte Nielsen Oskarsson of the Skånes Universitetssjukhus Malmö, Sweden
  Compiling and publication of the fully updated, first edition of the Swedish version of the book: Rengöring, desinfektion och sterilisering av medicintekniska produkter 1st edition
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Interster, Wormerveer, Nederland.
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
  Compiling and publication of the fully updated, new edition of the Dutch version of the book: Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen met Stoom. 4th edition
Nov 2020-spring 2021 Summa College Eindhoven, DTS; SVN Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland
  In Collaboration with DTS,  SummaColllege Eindhoven and SVN  we work on having the book Sterilisation of medical supplies by steam (Dutch version) entirely in the Inervo E-learning environment. Negotiations are taking place on assigning credits for the various modules.
 24-11-2020 Summa College Eindhoven, DTS; SVN Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland
Financed through income from revenues of the participants of the course Just before the second Corona lockdown, still a workshop for CSSD staff could be presented as final part of the blended learning refresher training of CSSD staff.
Oct 2020 Summa College Eindhoven, DTS; SVN Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland
Financed through income from revenues of the participants of the course In Collaboration with DTS and SummaColllege Eindhoven we launched the updated Dutch refresher E-Learning course for Staff of CSSD: Bijscholing voor sterilisatiemedewerkers. The course follows Jan’s book. The current version covers the chapters 1-8 and chapter 10. The course is hosted by the Summa College. The course content is in Dutch. Information on getting acces to the course and cost please contact Summa college for MSMH Course information.

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