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What does WAPS stand for?

WAPS stands for World Alliance for Patient Safety (World Health Organization)

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The main organization that can be called a 'guide' in this industry is the WHO (World Health Organization), which launched the World Alliance for Patient Safety and Medical Tourism Association.
The monograph, planned for publication in early 2008, will be the culmination of an 18-month project by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the World Health Organization (WHO) World Alliance for Patient Safety, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).
And he said that hospital operations should be standardised in an effort to improve patient safety Sir Liam, who is part-time chairman of the World Health Organisation's World Alliance for Patient Safety, said healthcare was already "a high risk environment" due to the complex nature of providing care and making decisions based on human behaviour.