Due to great importance of infection control and WASH diseases effects on public health burden, this workshop is designed to provide the necessary knowledge on IPC/WASH in healthcare facilities & community and behaviour for both healthcare staff, developers and policy planners to plan and implement appropriate programs to mitigate damage and control disease transmission.

This is an introductory course aimed at those approaching water supply, sanitation, and hygiene promotion (WASH) for the first time. This course focuses specifically on decisions around water supply, storage, and distribution in an emergency environment. In this course you will learn the basics of supplying clean, safe water in different types of healthcare facilities. It is expected that the participants improve their knowledge and practice regarding Best practice, guidelines on IPC/WASH implementation, Quality improvement and surveillance, diagnosis, and clinical management of IPC/WASH related infections and diseases, that would enhance their abilities to investigate the impact of these disease on public health burden in their countries.

First course of its kind in Africa- engineering, architects and IPC working together!

Motivated and passionate applicants will be evaluated based on their CV (experiences) +“Leadership buy-in” confirmation to support together with an after training assignment.

Participants Profile to apply: 

Health care workers who are “IPC champions” and those directly involved in the operational aspect of IPC-WASH improvement at facilities levels- Engineers, architects, healthcare managers.

  • Motivated applicants will be selected based on their CV and leadership support
  • Prepared to carry out assignments in the workplace
  • Report and feedback will be expected.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO ONLY 24 ATTENDEES, SO HURRY!!!! First to pay registration fee of $250 will be accepted

How to apply: Send in CV, passport & letter of support (“leadership buy in”) to Anna Vorndran

Deadline for applications: 15 August 2018

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