Liberia Infection Prevention and Control Society

Full Name of Society

Liberia Infection Prevention and Control Society (LIPS)

Country of Origin

Liberia

Chairperson / President

Zainab Sirleaf- Snoh

Description of Society

A team from the Global Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Unit of the World Health Organization Headquarter arrived in Liberia on July 1 2020, to Pilot an Advanced Infection IPC Training. The training targeted National, County and Health Facilities IPC focal persons, as we as UN organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations IPC Leads.

During the feedback session, the idea to strengthen IPC collaboration with the various level of the health system (National, County, District and Health facility) was emphasized. Mr. Garrison Kerwillain, who is now the National IPC Coordinator and Zainab Sirleaf Snoh the present Chair of the Liberia IPC Society Founded the association. The association presently do not have a specific office location due constraints.

 The Association has been in existence for over two years and have a membership of   fifty-eight (58) persons, 15 county IPC focal persons, 38 health facilities IPC focal persons 4 national IPC focal person and 1 WHO IPC Lead.

Functions and Roles

Conducts the following activities:

Education and training , Monitoring and feedbacks , Distribution of supplies, participate in scientific conference, support quality improvement projects at health facilities etc.

Contact details for Enquiries

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