Infection Prevention & Control for Hospitals, Clinics & Isolation Facilities (Batch 3)

3 days
23 Lessons
195 Students

Infection Prevention & Control for Hospitals, Clinics & Isolation Facilities (Batch 3)

Infection Prevention & Control for Hospitals, Clinics & Isolation Facilities (Batch 3)

25-27 November 2020

2:00PM to 6:00PM
(Philippine Time) via Zoom​

Course Description

How do we fight the COVID-19 virus? The World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ministries of Health are one in declaring that we can kill this virus with proper disinfection and sanitation.  Therefore, knowing the proper cleaning protocols and how to do them can save many lives! 

This workshop covers global standards and best practices in preventing and managing infections in hospital and clinic environments.  This includes isolation and quarantine facilities that are now tasked to manage COVID-19 patients.

Topics include critical areas of focus for COVID-19 and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI’s), the importance of Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) in the prevention of infections, correct sterilization process, hand hygiene, antimicrobials, best practices for surgical site infection prevention, isolation precautions and practices, aseptic techniques, biomedical waste management, among others.


International Participants

$ 90 Participation Fee inclusive of:
  • Course Materials
  • 10 PMA-CPD Units
  • E-Certificate upon Completion

Philippine Participants

4,500 Participation Fee inclusive of:
  • Course Materials
  • 10 PMA-CPD Units
  • E-Certificate upon Completion

Keynote Speakers

  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Joint Commission International, USA
  • Chairman of the Board, Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care (RSDHC) Group
  • Head of the Private Healthcare Productivity Nexus, Government of Malaysia

  • Past President, Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia
  • Emergency Medicine Specialist
  • Special Advisor, National Task Force for COVID-19
  • Exec. Vice President, University of the Philippines
  • Former Undersecretary, Department of Health



Dr. Sanjeev Singh is a pediatrician with Masters in Hospital Management and PhD in Infection Control. He worked as Regional Coordinator at WHO- India in disease eradication program before joining as Chief Medical Superintendent of a 1,2350-bed teaching super specialty hospital Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center at Kochi.

Dr. Sanjeev is an Ambassador of India to Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and has been adjudged “Hero of Infection Control” by the Association of Professionals of Infection Control (APIC), U.S. He is an International surveyor at International Society for Quality (ISQua). He was member of Technical Committee at National Accreditation Board for Hospitals, India (NABH) and was responsible for drafting accreditation standards for 3rd and 4th edition. He is presently the Vice Chairman of Research Committee at NABH and Chairman of Technical Committee at AHPI (Association of Healthcare Providers of India) and Health Sector Council of India (Government of India). He is member of Drug Safety Council (GOI) and member of National Advisory Body on Occupational Exposures. He is also member of Healthcare Committee at Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce of India (FICCI) and Secretary of AHPI- Delhi-NCR.

Dr. Sanjeev is an external consultant to WHO on regulatory, licensing policy issues and Quality Interventions in India; Technical Advisor to several State government healthcare projects (E- learning, reduction of IMR, Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection Control); Technical Expert for University of Antwerp’s Point Prevalence Surveillance and Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s (US) on Neonatal Collaborative program; and Technical Advisor on Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship for the State of Kerala, India.

He has written a book “Hospital Infection Control Guidelines: Principles & Practices” and several international and national publications including editorial committee for Asian Society of Quality Journal, International Journal for Research & Hospital Management and NABH Journal for Quality & Patient Safety. He has been awarded “Best Practices in Infection Control” by GOI and Quality Council of India (QCI) in 2010, “QIMPRO Quality award” for Lean Six Sigma implementation in Healthcare in 2012, “Outstanding Healthcare Professional” by ITP Publishing, Dubai in 2014 and FICCI “Patient Safety” award in 2015 and British Medical Journal (BMJ) award in South Asia for “Infectious Disease Initiative of the Year” in 2016. He was recently awarded as “Most impactful 100 healthcare leaders (global)” by CMA Asia in 2017; awarded “Quality Champion” by Confederation of Accreditation Healthcare Organization (CAHO) in 2018; and “Best Quality Initiative project” by DL Shah Quality Council of India and Ramakrishna Bajaj award in 2019.

He has done his fellowship in Patient & Healthcare Worker Safety from University of Virginia and fellowship on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) from University of Adelaide. He is an Improvement Advisor at Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI), U.S. and a faculty at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kolkata (HEMP) and at IIM Bangalore. Dr. Sanjeev is a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma


Ms. Sharmila Sengupta is currently the Research Coordinator for Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital in Singapore. Prior to this, she worked at the National Center for Infectious Disease and Tan Tock Seng Hospital also in Singapore.

As a Clinical Microbiologist, Dr. Sengupta focused her entire career in Microbiology, Infection Control and Epidemiology. She has held several senior positions in leading hospitals in India such as Medanta-The Medicity Hospital, BLK Superspecialty Hospital, Kasturba Medical College, Fortis Hospital and Max Healthcare. In 2017, she was a Technical Expert in the Committee for Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens at the World Health Organization headquarters and Principal Investigator for the Global Point Prevalence Study for Antimicrobial Usage in India.

Dr. Sengupta was the first International Ambassador of India to the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) in 2009 and was a Visiting Fellow to Johns Hopkins University, Department of Healthcare Epidemiology & Infection Control in 2015.   She has been teaching since 1995 in several universities up to present and is a Resource Speaker and Author of numerious research papers and journals on topics that include Quality Assurance in Clinical Microbiology & Infection Control, HIV/AIDS, Rational Use of Antimicrobials and Patient Safety, among others.


Col. Dr. Sunil Rao is the Group Medical Director of Sahyadri Hospitals Pune Maharashtra, India for the last two years. He served as Colonel in Army Medical Corps for over 25 years in various capacities including Associate Professor of Hospital Administration AFMC Pune India where he even received commendation from Chief of Army staff and from UN secretary General for exemplary humanitarian service at Angola, Africa. 

Dr.Rao also worked as COO of Aster DM healthcare hospital in Qatar and as Senior Vice President in Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited India heading operations of south region with 6 hospitals.  He is a Principal Assessor in NABH for the last 14 years.  Dr. Rao has authored many articles in hospital administration for national and international journals.  He earned his medical degree from the Government Medical College of Aurangabad in India and MD in Hospital Administration from AFMC in Pune, India.


Ms. Marilou Mortel is the Director of the Fil- International Sterile Processing Management, Inc. (FISPM), an association composed of healthcare personnel in Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD). She is an active member of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management. Currently, she serves as Central Sterilization Unit Manager in Makati Medical Center, a JCI-accredited hospital

Program Director


Founder & President, HealthCore International
Patient Safety Ambassador (ASEAN), Patient Safety Movement Foundation
President, HeaRT Alliance of the Philippines

Prof. Joyce Socao-Alumno is the Founder & President of HealthCore—the center for global healthcare management, quality accreditation for healthcare and hospitality, and medical tourism services in the Philippines. Ms. Alumno is Patient Safety Ambassador for Patient Safety Movement Foundation advocating patient safety initiatives and globalization of healthcare and is a leading proponent of Medical and Wellness Tourism. Her varied skills make her a well-sought after consultant and speaker in many international conferences and a regular judge and advisor for various organizations. She has represented international quality accreditation agencies such as Quality & Accreditation Institute, Joint Commission International, Accreditation Canada, NABH International, Swiss Approval International, and TEMOS. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and a certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor. Very recently, she was elected President of the Health, Retirement & Tourism (HeaRT) Alliance of the Philippines advocating the development and promotion of the Philippine Health Tourism program of the country.


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Price ₱4,500.00
Instructor HealthCore Academy
Duration 3 days
Lectures 23
Enrolled 195 students
Language English
Deadline 20 November 2020
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