On November 26th, the seminar “Prevention of Parenteral Infections. Infection Control in the Health Care Institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine ”for specialists of medical service of the National Guard of Ukraine.
The seminar was conducted within the framework of the implementation of the Memorandum on Partnership and Cooperation of the National Guard of Ukraine with the International HIV/AIDS and TB Institute. The event was held for specialists of medical service, namely, epidemiologists, chiefs of medical units, dentists of military units of the National Guard of Ukraine.
"Health care workers are at risk of becoming infected with certain infections during daily activities and providing medical care, such training is extremely relevant for the military. The seminar discussed the issues of risk assessment in the conduct of professional activity, the rules of medical waste management, the importance of the hygiene of the hands of medical staff,” - said the colonel of the medical service Elena Oleschenko.
The knowledge gained will be applied by the participants of the seminar in their daily activities, it will help to introduce the system of infectious control in medical institutions of the National Guard of Ukraine and will help to minimize the risks of infection of medical workers.