Health Ministry to Observe Infection Prevention and Control Week From October 15

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) will observe Qatar Infection Prevention and Control (QIPC) Week from October 15 to 19, highlighting the importance of prevention from infections and methods to control it. Various governmental, semi-governmental and private health facilities along with medical and health colleges will participate in the campaign, said a report by QNA.   

 

Awareness campaigns at health felicities will be facilities will be conducted, particularly to educate the employees there on the methods to stop the spread of the diseases. General awareness campaigns will also be undertaken to spread the culture of infection prevention in society at large, the report added.   

MoPH will invite an expert from the World Health Organization, as part of the QIPC activities, to discuss the guidelines issued by the organization on the infection control and prevention. Two workshops will be conducted at the Ministry on infection control program and hand washing. 

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