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Pierre  Parneix

Pierre Parneix, France

Nouvelle Aquitaine healthcare-associated infection control center

Pierre Parneix is a French medical doctor specialized in public health and infection control since 1992. He is the head of the Nouvelle Aquitaine healthcare-associated infection control center (CPIAS NA) which is based at Bordeaux university hospital in cooperation with Limoges and Poitiers university hospitals.


The CPIAS NA is in charge in France of two national missions, one called SPARES dedicated to amtimicrobial resistance surveillance and prevention in hospitals. The other called MATIS is in charge of communication and intervention support in the field of healthcare associated infection prevention.


He has been the President of the French Society for Hospital Hygiene (SF2H) between June 2015 and June 2019 and in charge of its international relationships between 2009 and 2019. Since October 2021, he has started a new term as President of the SF2H.


Pierre Parneix has been one of the five members of the independent mission led by Professor Didier Pittet and created in France by President Emmanuel Macron to review the French Covid crisis management. This mission has published its final report.


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