23. Surgical Site Infections in Developing Countries: A Preventable Challenge
Session: Symposium: Healthcare-Associated Infections: Insights from Developing Countries and Humanitarian Crises
Wednesday, October 2, 2013: 2:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 104 (Gateway Ballroom)
Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Dr. Anucha Apisarnthanarak is currently an Associate Professor at Thammasat University Hospital and Chief of Infectious Diseases Division at the same institution. He also serves as Adjunct Visiting Professor at Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, USA. Dr. Apisarnthanaraks research focuses on infection control in resource-limited settings including control of MDR-pathogens, antimicrobial stewardship, epidemiology and control of emerging infectious diseases as well as outbreak investigation. He has been a key committee member of many national and international societies including the SHEA, Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) as well as editorial board for Clinical Infectious Diseases and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology journal since 2008,

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