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Healthy hands: tips to prevent skin damage

Friday, 22 May, 2020

  Skin damage tips   Content 1   Many nurses working in immunodeficiency, who already have excellent hand hygiene practices, will have had to undertake even more frequent and thorough hand hygiene during the COVID pandemic. Irritant contact dermatitis, is common among healthcare workers and is caused by the frequent…

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Scientific meetings and conferences in 2020; an update

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

The INGID board have met this week (virtually of course!) and the topic of meetings and conferences was on the agenda. We expect to have a decision soon on details of ESID’s meeting in Birmingham, UK in October of this year as it is currently under discussion, and we will…

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Returning to school during COVID

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

For INGID members who work in peadiatrics or who work with parents of school aged children, you may be experiencing an increase in anxiety in families whose children are returning to school. This can occur in children and families who have no previous challenges and experience of anxiety. While the…

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WORLD PI week: how to join the on line campaign

Monday, 27 April, 2020

The 10th World PI Week campaign started on April 22 with one watchword: celebrations. Celebrating life and what keeps the primary immunodeficiency community moving forward. We celebrate solidarity and positiveness, much needed in the context of the current pandemic.   Resources for the campaign may be found here : Campaign…

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Nurses in focus in WHO’s World Health Report 2020

Thursday, 9 April, 2020

April 7 is World Health Day and WHO publishes its annual World Health Report         For the first time in the organization’s 72-year history, this year’s World Health Report focuses on nurses’ skills and efforts to save lives and contribute to human health.   The importance of…

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