CURRENT NEWS

Latest Infection Controlla now available for IPCNC members

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - The October issue of The Infection Controlla is now available to members. https://www.infectioncontrol.co.nz/members/infection-controlla/   MORE

CDC updates guidance for tuberculosis screening, testing, and treatment of healthcare workers

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - The CDC has published 'Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2019' which provides updated guidance for occupational ... MORE

CDC publishes Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings

Monday, 5 August 2019 - The CDC has recently published their 'Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings'. While some of the Occupational Health reccomendations are slightly different from what is ... MORE

WHO declares DR Congo Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Following a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC, the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 17th July 2019. More details from the ... MORE

UK Public Health calls for tatooists and body piercers to undertake IPC training

Friday, 5 July 2019 - The risk of inflammation or infection or other adverse effect from a tattoo, piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis is around 18% according to a survey undertaken by the Royal Society for ... MORE

Latest IPCNC newsletter available for members

Friday, 14 June 2019 - The latest Infection Controlla is now available for IPCNC members to enjoy in the Members' section https://www.infectioncontrol.co.nz/members/infection-controlla/ MORE

Genetically engineered phages used to treat MRO infection

A group of doctors and scientists have used genetically engineered phages to successfully treat infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant strain of Mycobacterium abscessus in a young cystic fibrosis patient who ... MORE

Notes from TGA Faecal Microbiota Transplant stakeholder forum

Friday, 1 March 2019 - IPC practitioners may be interested in the discussion notes arising from a TGA hosted Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) forum held last October in Melbourne. At the forum, invited speakers described the ... MORE

Infection Controlla August 2018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - Infection Controlla August The latest catch up with Regions' news. MORE

LATEST NEWS

Latest Infection Controlla now available for IPCNC members

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - The October issue of The Infection Controlla is now available to members. https://www.infectioncontrol.co.nz/members/infection-controlla/   MORE

CDC updates guidance for tuberculosis screening, testing, and treatment of healthcare workers

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - The CDC has published 'Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers ... MORE

CDC publishes Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings

Monday, 5 August 2019 - The CDC has recently published their 'Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings'. While some of ... MORE

WHO declares DR Congo Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Following a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC, the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency ... MORE

UK Public Health calls for tatooists and body piercers to undertake IPC training

Friday, 5 July 2019 - The risk of inflammation or infection or other adverse effect from a tattoo, piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis is around 18% ... MORE

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