HICC JIPMER

History

Hospital infection control committee (HICC) has been re-constituted in 2014.  The Medical superintendent, Dr J Balachander and HOD, Microbiology Dr BN Harish took a lead role in reforming HICC.  Dr Apurba Sankar Sastry faculty from Department of Microbiology  was appointed as infection control officer. Six infection control nurses had been appointed at the beginning, which was raised to 10 subsequently. One data entry officer was also appointed later.

OUR EXPERIENCE

Educating
Surveillance
Disinfectants
Monitoring Hospital Biomedical Waste
Auditing
Needle Stick Injury Reporting System

HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL COMMITTEE (HICC)

Hospital Infection Control Committee (HICC) of JIPMER provides a forum for multidisciplinary input and cooperation and information sharing.