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Puerto Rico

	Puerto Rico infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $393,710
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $93,417
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure 
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $274,396
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $99,948
  • 2014 ELC Funding Amount: $86,940
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $90,845
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure  
  • From 2009-2012 Puerto Rico received funding to build HAI infrastructure

Puerto Rico plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 196KB]

State Contact:

Kyle Ryff, MPH
Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator
Puerto Rico Department of Health
Hospital Acquired Infection Surveillance System
Epidemiology and Research Office
PO Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-0184

Phone: (787) 751-6937
Fax: (787) 751-6937

kryff@salud.pr.gov

Puerto Rico Department of Health

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