Health care organisations have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors. Infection Prevention Australia can assist with the implementation and coordination of an infection prevention and control program in your organisation that complies with the respective State/Territory and/or national accreditation requirements.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the first comprehensive report on antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial use and appropriateness of prescribing in Australia, to date.more
How does the annual World Health Assembly support infection prevention? And what is it? The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.more
Have you had the jab? I have and I don’t work in a hospital. I’m talking about the flu injection which I get each year because I want to protect myself against the viral infection and protect others in my family.more
If at-home flu remedies and preventatives worked, the productivity commission would be handing out Vitamin C on the street and your boss would be making bulk batches of whiskey hot toddys. But, alas, Australia’s preeminent cold and flu scientists sneeze at almost all the tricks we’ve got to avoid the sniffles.more