General Directorate of Infection Prevention and Control

​General Directorate of Infection Prevention and Control

  • Sequence for Removing of PPE

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Validity of BICSL certificate:

  • BICSL certificate is valid for one year.
  • —N95 fit test is valid for 2 year unless there is indication for doing the test.


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  • Sequence for Donning of PPE

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Outcome :

All health care workers delegated to work in hajj  protected through training with basic infection control practices (hand hygiene- PPE- safe injection), vaccinations, and N95 fit tested.


It is an abbreviation of Basic Infection Control Skills License. It includes bundle of elements including:-

  • Proper hand hygiene
  • Proper use of PPE
  • Fit testing procedure
  • Influenza and meningitis vaccinations.
  • And safe injection.

That must be taken by all healthcare in direct contact with patients. The BICSl initiative begun in Al Medina al Munora region in Hajj 1436 and proved to be effective in reducing hospital acquired infection and offer protection to patient, staff, and visitors, and so it is generalized to all regions and this year BICSl certificate become obligatory prerequisite for all health care workers participating in Hajj. 

Basic Infection Control Skills License (BICSL)

  • 3M FitTest FT10 Qualitative Face Fit Test Kit 
  • How To HandRub Poster


To improve best practice of basic infection prevention and control of all health care workers in their healthcare institutions.To decrease health care associated infections 

  • How To HandWash Poster

​​​​الإدارة العامة لمكافحة عدوى المنشآت الصحية