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    Overview
    Alternative title
    National surveillance of infections in healthcare settings (NSIH)
    Acronym
    NSIH
    Type of information
    Hospital resources & Healthcare administrative area resources
    Description

    In Belgium, Sciensano’s Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Service (NSIH — National Surveillance of Infections in Healthcare Settings) monitors the evolution of healthcare-associated infections, as well as the bacteria involved  and the underlying protective and risk factors, such as hand hygiene and the excessive use of antimicrobial agents. 

    Free keywords
    Healthcare
    Healthcare-related infections
    Resistance to antibiotics
    Antimicrobial agents
    Hospitals
    infection prevention
    Topics
    Health systems
    Country(ies)
    Belgium
    GEO coverage
    Nuts 1
    Target Population
    Hospitalized
    Age range
    From 0 years to 120 years
    Sex
    Both
    Data Collection Period
    From 01 January 1993 - Ongoing
    Language(s)
    Dutch,
    English,
    French
    Updating Periodicity
    Annually
    Personal Identifier
    Other
    Level of aggregation
    Other format
    Terms of data access

    TBD

    Regulations for data sharing

    DPO

    Linkage possible
    Data Owner(s)
    Sciensano
    Contact name
    Boudewijn CATRY
    Contact e-mail
    nsih-info@sciensano.be
    Contact info (address)

    J. Wytsmanstraat 14 1050 Brussel