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Partners

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Working with a wide variety of partners is critical to the success of the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition. Learn more about the partners of this program, what partners are doing to prevent infections in dialysis patients, and how your organization might get involved.

If you are interested in  your organization becoming a partner, contact the Coalition at DialysisCoalition@cdc.gov.

 

Coalition Partners

The Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition is proud to partner with the following organizations:

For more information on how to join the Coalition as a partner, email DialysisCoalition@cdc.gov.

Activities and Ideas

The Making Dialysis Safer for Patient Coalition offers partners many collaborative opportunities to engage with the campaign.

Below are examples of our partners’ activities:

Generate Awareness:
  • Write a letter from your organization’s leadership regarding the importance of partnering with the Coalition and share with your organization’s members and/or relevant media outlets
  • Use Coalition messages and materials to publish editorials, blogs, articles, and/or organizational emails on infection prevention topics
  • Launch a social media campaign (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) featuring Coalition messages
  • Place the Coalition button, materials and resources on your Website
  • Link to CDC Core Interventions and Guidelines and Coalition materials and resources from your Website
  • Promote placement of Coalition materials in local media outlets and/or leverage media (news articles, radio interview, TV, etc.) to share Coalition messages and resources
  • Send out a newsletter to your organization’s members about your Coalition activities and/or share the Coalition newsletter with your organization’s members
Educate
  • Participate in Coalition calls and webinars to obtain the newest infection prevention information from CDC and dialysis experts
  • Host a training session, provider webinar, or workshop session for members
  • Promote and use CDC continuing education (CE) course/training for your organization’s members
  • Provide Coalition materials to patients and encourage them to speak up about infection prevention
  • Include Coalition messaging, materials and resources in employee educational packets
  • Distribute Coalition messages, materials and resources at conferences and exhibits
Implement Recommendations:
Share Experiences and Findings:
  • Report your Coalition activities and success stories to the CDC Foundation
  • Engage new organizations to become involved with the Coalition
  • Deliver presentations to interested parties
  • Collaborate on prevention studies
  • Facilitate sharing of bloodstream infection prevention experiences among your members
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