Al Saidi Launches Code of Practice for Infection Prevention and Control
H.E. Dr. Ahmed Al Saidi, Minister of Health, launched and signed today (Sunday) at Holiday Hotel the Code of Practice for Infection Prevention and Control targeted healthcare providers in all health institutions affiliated with or supervised by the Ministry with the attendance of Dr. Sultan Ya’rub Al Busaidi, MOH Advisor for Health Affairs, and Dr. Abdullah Al Sa’eedi, WHO Representative in the Sultanate. A number of officials, Directors General, Executive Directors of health institutions attended the signing ceremony.
H.E. Dr. Al Saidi confirmed that this Code ‘’ is an important step towards standardizing and optimizing infection prevention and control throughout the MOH situations.’’ He further pointed out that the Ministry has established a new department for infection prevention and control on the central level as well as creating similar departments in all hospitals.
Moreover, the Minister launched the Executive Leadership Workshop on Infection Prevention and Control which was organized by the Directorate General for Disease Surveillance and Control.