The Infection Control Unit is responsible in ensuring that the Health Care – Associated Infection (HAI) or Hospital Infection is controlled.
The Infection Control Unit is responsible in ensuring routine observation, targeted and point prevalence survey to identify incidence and rate of infection at hospital and to ensure infection control measures are taken to prevent infection.
Latest Service Programmes Introduced
Infection Control Unit adapted WHO Multimodel Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy and Tool and coordinated the Nasocomial Infection Surveillance System using Statistical Process Control Chart.
WHO Multimodel Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy and Tool is a survey process that observes hand hygiene that must be done by each and every staff when conducting treatment to avoid any infection.
Since 2008, Infection Control Unit used the Statistical Process Control Chart (SPCC) to report infection data and colonisation of Multi Resistance Staphylococcus aureus & Extended Spectrum Beta-Lectamese. The use of SPCC assist in data analysis and identifying the possibility infection outbreak. As such action may be taken before an outbreak occurs.