7th ICAN Congress

The 7th ICAN Congress has now concluded, click here to read more!

Scoping of clinical documentation and guidance from African countries

ICAN are currently scoping clinical documentation and guidance  from African countries, regions and organization/societies in the following areas: 1. Evidence-based surgical...

New National IPC/WASH Malawian Society

At the conclusion of ICAN's recent WASH training Professor Shaheen Mehtar presented Dr Andrew Likaka, Director of Quality Services Malawian Government with the constitution...

WHO supports cholera vaccination in critical States of the Northwest region

The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting health authorities in Zamfara with the necessary preparation for the implementation of the first Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV)...

South Sudan strategizes towards strengthening the health systems to improve the quality and coverage of immunization services

To improve immunization outcomes in South Sudan, the Ministry of Health with support from WHO and partners conducted an annual joint appraisal of the country’s immunization...

Health workers trained on Compassionate use of the Ebola vaccine

As the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak escalates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda is ticking all the boxes to ensure that the country is able to respond...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 13 November 2018

Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and remain confident that the...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 6 November 2018

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to be closely monitored by the Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO...

WHO AFRO – Emergency Operations Annual Report 2017 Now Available

The WHO Emergency Operations Annual Report: saving lives and reducing suffering WHO’s work in emergency response operations in the WHO African Region in 2017 is now available for...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 23 October 2018

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to be closely monitored by the Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO...

Ghana launches a nationwide campaign to fight Measles-Rubella

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Health Partners have launched a six-day national Measles-Rubella vaccination and Vitamin A...

ICAN ECHO Project

The Infection Control Africa Network is now part of the worldwide ECHO project in partnership with the University of New Mexico in USA.

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Education

There is an active Education programme in PIC – this working group is headed up by Shaheen Mehtar.

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ICAN Member Countries

AlgeriaAngolaBeninBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundiCameroonCape VerdeCentral African RepublicChadComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoDjiboutiEgyptEquatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabonGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-BissauIvory CoastKenyaLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNigeriaRepublic of the CongoRwandaSão Tomé and PríncipeSenegalSeychellesSierra LeoneSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanSwazilandTanzaniaTogoTunisiaUgandaWestern SaharaZambiaZimbabwe