​General Directorate of Infection Prevention and Control

​​​​الإدارة العامة لمكافحة عدوى المنشآت الصحية

Definition:

A comprehensive program for employee health in all healthcare institutions to protect healthcare workers and patients.


Objectives:

  • Protect  HCW from occupational injuries related to sharp and needle-stick injuries, blood and body fluid exposure incidents, and their follow up..
  • Ensure the wellbeing of healthcare workers.
  • Protect patients form contracting communicable infections form the healthcare workers and vice versa.


Outcome:

  • Lower health care and disability costs.
  • Enhanced employee productivity.
  • Reduced employee absenteeism.
  • Decreased rates of illness and injuries.
  • Enhanced corporate image.
  • Improved employee morale.
  • Increased organizational commitment and creation of a culture of health.


Materials :

Employee Health Policy issued by GDIPC.

Employee Health

General Directorate of Infection Prevention and Control