World Health Organization Launches World Patient Safety Day Sept. 17

The World Health Organization will host the first World Patient Safety Day on Sept. 17 with the theme "Patient Safety: a global health priority." The campaign aims to mobilize patients, health workers, policymakers, academics, researchers, professional networks and the health-care industry to speak up for patient safety.  

Visit the WHO World Patient Safety Day website for resources on: Campaign EssentialsPlan Your Own CampaignCampaign Materials, and more. Also see the International Patient Safety Day website for more campaign resources for all stakeholders in the health care system to work together to improve patient safety.

Learn more about OHA's Patient Safety and Quality programs here.