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Centre issues advisory to hospitals on checking cross-infection among medics

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NEW DELHI: In order to ensure safety of healthcare workers who are exposed to the risk of Covid-19 infection, the health ministry on Friday issued an advisory asking hospitals and other medical facilities to activate Hospital Infection Control Committees (HICC), identify nodal infection control officer and organise regular training of staff to prevent cross-infection.
The ministry advised healthcare facilities to activate their HICC which would be responsible for implementing the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) activities and organising regular training for staff. A nodal officer has to ensure healtRead More – Source