The Infection Control Department at JBRSC is a critical component of the healthcare organization, focusing on preventing and controlling the spread of infections within the facility. This role is crucial in healthcare settings, where patients are more susceptible to infections due to underlying medical conditions and proximity to others who may be ill. (Infection prevention and control)

Key Responsibilities of the Infection Control Department

The Infection Control Department is tasked with developing, implementing, and enforcing infection control (IC) policies and procedures. This ensures all protocols are up-to-date and effectively followed across the facility.

Monitoring and Tracking Infections

The department monitors and tracks infections to identify patterns and trends, helping to understand the prevalence and incidence of infections within the facility and enabling targeted interventions.

Education and Training

The department provides education and training to staff, patients, and visitors on infection prevention and control measures, focusing on key topics such as hand hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Risk Assessments and Audits

Regular IC risk assessments and audits help identify potential risks and areas for improvement, maintaining a safe healthcare environment.

Outbreak Investigation and Control

In the event of an outbreak, the department investigates and implements control measures to prevent further spread of infections, collaborating with other departments and external health authorities.


The IC Department collaborates with various departments to integrate IC measures into all aspects of patient care, ensuring a holistic approach to infection prevention and control.

Key Infection Prevention and Control Strategies

Proper hand hygiene is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infections, including regular hand washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Using appropriate PPE, such as gloves, masks, and gowns, helps reduce the risk of infection transmission. Training on the proper use and disposal of PPE is provided to staff and visitors.

Disinfection and Sterilization

Disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and surfaces are crucial in reducing the risk of infection, involving routine cleaning protocols and the use of effective disinfectants.


Vaccinations play a significant role in preventing the spread of certain infections, such as influenza and measles. The department ensures vaccination schedules are followed and promotes immunization campaigns.

Education and Surveillance

Continuous education on infection prevention and control for patients, staff, and visitors is provided. Surveillance systems are in place to monitor and track infections, informing the development of effective prevention strategies.

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Infection Prevention and Control Measures

Infection Prevention Strategies

Hand HygieneRegular hand washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based sanitizers.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Use of gloves, masks, and gowns to prevent infection transmission.
Disinfection and SterilizationRoutine cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and surfaces.
VaccinationsImmunization to prevent diseases like influenza and measles.
EducationTraining for staff, patients, and visitors on infection prevention.
SurveillanceMonitoring and tracking infections to inform prevention strategies.


The IC Department at JBRSC plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of patients and staff through rigorous policy implementation, continuous education, and effective infection prevention and control strategies. Supported by CyberX Solutions, the department is well-equipped to handle the challenges, ensuring a high standard of healthcare delivery.

For more detailed information or specific inquiries, please get in touch with the IC Department at JBRSC.