AVATAR was established in 2007, and now consists of more than 100 nurses, doctors and other researchers from a range of health specialties who are all passionate about preventing vascular access complications. Numerous hospitals and universities are involved in the group's research work.
Our administrative base is the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University, Australia. AVATAR is active globally and has significant influence on hospital and home based care for adult and paediatric patients. Our research shapes healthcare and infection prevention guidelines globally.