The prize will be awarded in 2020 for outstanding scientific work in the fields:
- Infection prevention,
- Public and global health.
Original research papers (no reviews, editorials, letters) on the prevention and control of contagious diseases are requested.
Original work on the development and application of prevention and control strategies as well as on procedures for antiseptic, disinfection, cleaning and their significance for patient safety will be considered. For each application only one original paper published in German or English in a scientific journal since 1 January 2017, or accompanied by a certificate of acceptance by the publisher, may be submitted. The award carries € 15,000.
Applicants are requested to submit their work by email latest by 1 april 2019 as a pdf file to email@example.com
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