11th IPNET-K Conference 2024

11th IPNET-K Conference 2024: Building Resilience Through Integrated Approaches to Infection Prevention and Control

Mark your calendars for the 11th Infection Prevention Network Kenya (IPNET-K) Conference 2024, themed "Building Resilience Through Integrated Approaches to Infection Prevention and Control." Scheduled to take place from the 13th to the 15th of August 2024, the event will be hosted at the serene Lake Naivasha Resort.

Event Details:

  • Date: 13th - 15th August 2024
  • Venue: Lake Naivasha Resort
  • Time: Tuesday to Thursday (7:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Sub Themes:

  1. One Health: Governance, Implementation, Impact:
    1. Integrated Surveillance Systems for Human, Animal, and Environmental Health
    2. Fostering collaborative governance for One Health Programs.
    3. Impact of One Health implementations
  1. Sustainable IPC & AMR Solutions and Health Systems Strengthening:
    1.  Impact of integrating IPC strategies in Health Policies
    2.  Capacity Building and Training in IPC & AMR for Health Systems Resilience
    3.  Leaving no one behind: community involvement in addressing IPC & AMR
    4.  Role of IPC in preventing emerging and re-emerging infections.
    5.  Antimicrobial and Diagnostic Stewardship
    6.  Behavior change, monitoring, and quality improvement aspects of all the standard IPC precautions
    7. Integrating IPC into policy at national and facility level.
  1. “Does it count?” Measuring & tracking impact of IPC & AMR mitigation interventions:
    1.  HAI surveillance
    2.  AMR surveillance
    3.  Leveraging technology in mitigating AMR
    4. Economic implications of AMR
    5. SARS-Cov-2 in healthcare facilities
  1. Biosafety & Biosecurity for Occupational Health Safety:
    1. Healthcare worker Safety
    2. Biosafety and biosecurity
    3. Hemovigilance
    4. Ergonomics and human factors design in infection control.
    5. Health care waste management system
    6. Disinfection and sterilization (environmental control, disinfection, and sterilization)
  1. Special Issues in infection control
    1. Hand hygiene
    2. Behavior and infection control/influencing healthcare workers.
    3. Patient participation
    4. Healthcare worker education
    5. Innovative approaches in infection control
    6. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Practices for Climate Resilience
    7. Global warming effects on WASH practices
    8. Recycling of Water WASH innovations to conserve the environment.
  1. Infection prevention and control in special setting (IPD, TB clinic, MNCH) and special patient populations (TB/HIV/key populations)
    1. Infection prevention and control in TB/HIV clinics
    2. HIV/TB antimicrobial and drug resistance surveillance
    3. Infection prevention and control among TB patients
    4. Infection prevention and control among HIV patients
    5. Infection prevention and control among key and priority populations

Conclusion:

The 11th IPNET-K Conference 2024 promises to be an enriching experience, bringing together experts, practitioners, and stakeholders in infection prevention and control. With its comprehensive thematic areas and emphasis on integrated approaches, the conference aims to foster resilience in combating infectious diseases while addressing contemporary challenges such as antimicrobial resistance and climate change. It's an opportunity for collaboration, learning, and advancing strategies for a healthier, safer future.

Event Information

Event Date 13-08-2024
Event End Date 15-08-2024
Cut Off Date 15-08-2024 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 3
Individual Price MEMBERS - KSH 15,000, NON-MEMBERS - KSH 17,000, INTERNATIONAL - USD 200
Location Lake Naivasha Resort

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