Over the years ICAN has grown and become the voice of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in Africa with over 290 strong membership.


Our vision is an African continent where safe patient care is ensured for all with the implementation of strong infection control programmes.

Mission Statement

The Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) exists to promote and facilitate the establishment of infection control programmes, achievement and maintenance of infection reduction, including healthcare associate infections, and promote  antimicrobial stewardship activities through education by working with infection prevention structures in Africa and other International health related associations.

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