The Minister of Health and Social Services, Hon Dr. Bernard Haufiku (centre) holds a copy of one of the Infection Prevention and Control manuals that he officially launched at the 5th Medical Doctors and Dentists Forum held at Ongwediva in Oshana Region on Tuesday.
These handbooks were developed by the ministry’s Quality Assurance Unit with technical assistance from the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services project with funding from USAid, the United States Agency for International Development.
In the picture stand from left to right: MSH Country Director Evans Sagwa, head of the Quality Assurance Unit Christine Gordon, health minister Dr. Bernard Haufiku, Disease Control country director Dr. Simon Agolory and World Health country representative Dr. Quazi Monirul Islam. The manuals comprise an Operation Theatre Manual, Central Sterile Services Guidelines, Infection Control and Prevention Guidelines (2nd Edition) and Phlebotomy Guidelines. Photograph by the ministry’s directorate of Special Programmes.