Caribbean Infection Prevention Control Week hailed a success

 Share This On:

(PRESS RELEASE) – The 2018 Caribbean Infection Prevention Control Week saw the most participants of any other year. Organizers hailed the event a success from the overwhelming turn out of all Caribbean territories with the exception of Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Infection prevention control is a scientific approach and practical solution designed to reduce harm caused by infection to patients and health workers in healthcare institutions. It is grounded in the knowledge of infectious diseases, epidemiology, social science and health system strengthening. Medical Officer for Health, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George said over twenty national focal points in the region met at this year’s conference to review plans and gaps in the infection prevention control strategies…

Read More