Wockhardt Hospital conducts IPCC

The two-day programme on modern science of infection prevention and control was organised in a bid to improve patient safety

Wockhardt hospital, in association with Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association of Medical Consultants (AMC), organised the fifth annual Infection Prevention and Control Conclave (IPCC). It was attended by over 500 participants including clinicians, nurses and hospital administrators.

The conclave dealt with a range of topics in infection prevention, which were put forth through didactics, panel discussions and workshops. The sessions were conducted by industry experts from across India and included speakers from Apollo Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital, DM Aster Hospital, Global Hospital, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Aster Medicity, Jehangir Hospital, Narayana Hospital, Sahyadri Hospital, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, and Wockhardt Hospitals.

The conclave was inaugurated by Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD, Wockhardt Hospitals, and the Guest of Honour was Dr Girdhar Gyani, Director General, AHPI, in the presence of Anupam Verma, President, and Dr Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director.

Commenting on the initiative, Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD, Wockhardt Hospitals, said, “Prevention is always better than cure. It is mandatory that healthcare institutions practice infection prevention and control through basic practices, and adhere to them for quality care and patient safety. Wockhardt believes in quality care and believes in delivering the same.”

Anupam Verma, President, Wockhardt Hospitals, commented, “’Life Wins’ is our ultimate motto in providing quality care and safety to the patients. With advancements in science, it is important to keep ourselves updated and share our knowledge with fellow healthcare providers.”

Dr Fernandes said, “Wockhardt hospitals aims to advance the philosophy of infection prevention and control. Through the IPCC, we intend to share the best practices in infection control across the hospital sector. Different modes and platforms will help build the healthcare industry to a new level.”