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7th Infection Prevention Network Conference (IPNET Kenya)

27 November, 2018 - 30 November, 2018

Conference dates 27th – 30th November 2018 with Pre-conference workshops on 27th November 2018 and the conference opening ceremony in the evening of 27th November 2018.

Call for Abstracts:

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENS: 11TH JUNE 2018
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 30TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Pre- conference Workshops: 27 November 2018, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

  • Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Workshop
  • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in IPC
  • THEME: IPC A PILLAR FOR QUALITY OF CARE IN UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

    SUB THEMES FOR THE CONFERENCE

    1. Role of IPC in Universal Health Coverage
    a.  Infection Control and Patient Safety
    b.  Role of IPC in achieving quality standards and accreditation in health care
    2. IPC Governance and Coordination
    3. Public Private Partnerships in IPC
    4. Antimicrobial Resistance
    a.  Antimicrobial stewardship
    5. Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity
    6. Occupational health and safety in health care settings
    a.  Injection Safety
    b.  Post exposure prophylaxis
    7. HAI Surveillance and Epidemiology
    8. Infection Control in blood transfusion
    9. IPC in special areas
    a.  Renal Unit, Critical Care Unit, Dental Clinic, TB Units
    10. Universal precautions in health care settings
    a.  Sterilization and Instrument Processing
    b.  Health Care Waste Management
    c.  Hand Hygiene
    11. Prevention of Food Borne Infections
    12. Immunisation – Tool of Infection Prevention and Control

    Details

    Start:
    27 November, 2018
    End:
    30 November, 2018
    Website:
    www.ipnetkenya.org