Infection prevention and control online training program launched

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The Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) has launched a free-of-cost online training course to upskill medical professionals across Pakistan regarding infection prevention & control (IPC) protocols.

The course launching ceremony was held on August 26, 2021 at Isolation Hospital and Infections Treatment Center (IHITC) Islamabad, an institution which is rapidly evolving into a hub of teaching, training and telementoring activities in Pakistan.

Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) is the IPC training body for the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC), and to develop the course it has joined hands with Foundation for Youth Employment Pakistan licensee of Generation:

You Employed (GYE), a leading global non-profit in the training & employment space that has launched similar programs to benefit over 260,000 healthcare professionals.

The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is also a key partner of this project, providing online hosting facilities and CME course accreditation.

The course is designed to be completed in just under 4 hours, including 5 Modules with video demonstrations, reading materials, and assessments.

The chief guest on the occasion, Doctor Nausheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, reiterated government’s resolve to improve quality of healthcare in Pakistan and through focus on Pakistan regarding infection prevention & control (IPC) , making all healthcare facilities safe for both patients and healthcare professionals.

 

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