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#3 Joost Hopman on how infection prevention & curative therapy should go hand in hand

December 08, 2020 Joost Hopman Season 1 Episode 3
Hygiene & Infection Prevention Network
#3 Joost Hopman on how infection prevention & curative therapy should go hand in hand
Chapters
1:30
Joost creates NGO in Africa
9:04
The Netherlands and behaviours post COVID19
14:30
Are we focused more on prevention due to COVID19
18:00
What is the University hospital's approach to prevention?
20:05
Future model of infection prevention vs. curative treatments in less resourceful communities
22:46
How do you reach the broader community in low income countries
24:19
Tip to healthcare workers
Hygiene & Infection Prevention Network
#3 Joost Hopman on how infection prevention & curative therapy should go hand in hand
Dec 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Joost Hopman

On the podcast is Joost Hopman. Joost is a consultant microbiologist at the Department of Medical Microbiology at Radboud University Hospital in the Netherlands. He has served as a consultant for Doctors without Borders Amsterdam and is an advisory board member of the Infection Control African Network (ICAN) and a board member of the Dutch IPC section of the Netherlands Society of Medical Microbiology (NVMM). 

Published in over 70 clinical studies, Joost is notably an expert in effective infection prevention and control measures, COVID-19 among healthcare workers, and tropical medicine. 

A few key takeaways: 

Joost on Infection Prevention Control 

  •  “Infection prevention is the most affordable way of dealing with infections.”
  •  “To me as a specialist in IP, prevention is really the best way of going forward. There are many beautiful examples worldwide where prevention is making the difference.  

Joost on making a difference in healthcare

  •  “Focus on your own passion. Focus on your own ideas and ideals.” 

 We apologize for any small buzzes in the podcast as this was recorded remotely to be mindful of COVID19 social distancing guidelines across Europe. 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

On the podcast is Joost Hopman. Joost is a consultant microbiologist at the Department of Medical Microbiology at Radboud University Hospital in the Netherlands. He has served as a consultant for Doctors without Borders Amsterdam and is an advisory board member of the Infection Control African Network (ICAN) and a board member of the Dutch IPC section of the Netherlands Society of Medical Microbiology (NVMM). 

Published in over 70 clinical studies, Joost is notably an expert in effective infection prevention and control measures, COVID-19 among healthcare workers, and tropical medicine. 

A few key takeaways: 

Joost on Infection Prevention Control 

  •  “Infection prevention is the most affordable way of dealing with infections.”
  •  “To me as a specialist in IP, prevention is really the best way of going forward. There are many beautiful examples worldwide where prevention is making the difference.  

Joost on making a difference in healthcare

  •  “Focus on your own passion. Focus on your own ideas and ideals.” 

 We apologize for any small buzzes in the podcast as this was recorded remotely to be mindful of COVID19 social distancing guidelines across Europe. 

Joost creates NGO in Africa
The Netherlands and behaviours post COVID19
Are we focused more on prevention due to COVID19
What is the University hospital's approach to prevention?
Future model of infection prevention vs. curative treatments in less resourceful communities
How do you reach the broader community in low income countries
Tip to healthcare workers