Every day in the world

At any moment, more that

1,4 million people

suffer from infections contracted in hospitals.

Every year, nosocomial infections are directly responsible for

37 000 deaths in Europe

75 000 deaths in the US

50 %

Infections can appear once the patient has gone home,
which can lead to numerous complications,
even a new visit to the hospital.

In the United States and Europe combined,
nosocomial infections create an extra cost of

9 billion Euros

In developed countries,

5 to 10%

of patients contract an infection during their stay.

In developing countries, the rate of patients
that are infected can go over

25 %