Hospital da Luz nurse takes part in international group

The Hospital da Luz nurse in charge of the Central Sterilization Department, Cristina Rato, was invited to represent Portugal on the advisory board which the company Advanced Sterilization Produts (ASP) organized for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. ASP is a company specializing in the planning and development of infection prevention technologies which help improve the provision of health care.

Cristina Rato's participation in a group of opinion makers in her area of specialism took place within the scope of a protocol established between Hospital da Luz and Johnson & Johnson Medical for ASP. This protocol maximizes her experience and knowledge thus helping with the ongoing improvement of the best and most modern sterilization techniques.

Over a period of two years, this ASP group will be assessing the needs of every market and the solutions available. It will also propose strategies for infection prevention in the field of sterilization.