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Resources in Infection Control


Program management

World Health Organization

Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level,2016.

Core components for infection prevention and control programmes- Global Alert and Response (GAR). 2009.





Infection control management plans

The State of Queensland (Queensland Health)

Health Service Executive- Ireland .Core Infection Prevention and Control Knowledge and Skills A Framework Document


Antimicrobial Resistance 


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  and


Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

The Baltic Network for Infection Control and Containment of Antibiotic Resistance (BALTICCARE)

English surveillance programme for antimicrobial utilisation and resistance (ESPAUR)


Variety of Preventative Guides

The State of Queensland (Queensland Health)



SHEA Pocket Guidelines:

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

Compendium of Healthcare Associated Infection Guidance: contains a list of all current national policies, guidance and supporting materials on HAI produced since 2001 by the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate, National Services Scotland, other stakeholders and any additional HAI guidance that is applicable for use in NHS Scotland for example, Department of Health and specialist advisory bodies

Association for Professionals in Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)

Provide the Most Varied Resources for the Professionals in Infection Control such as: Developmental path of the infection preventionist, Infection preventionist (IP) competency model, Implementation guides, scientific guidelines, Research, Practice resources, Emergency preparedness, Etc....

CDC resources:

Healthcare-associated Infections


Influenza (FLU) Seasonal:

Influenza Pandemic:

Influenza Avian:

Influenza Swine:


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA):

Tuberculosis (TB):

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS):

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS):

2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

Guide of infection prevention recommendations for outpatient (ambulatory care) settings.


Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings


Guide for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities, 2008.


Management of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms In Healthcare Settings, 2006.

IFIC Basic Concepts of Infection Control 2nd Edition - Revised 2011


Australian government:


World Health Organization- Regional Office for Western Pacific, Manila- Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi


Ministry of Health Malaysia:  Policies and Procedures on Infection Control


Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections 

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Vol. 35, No. 7, July 2014

Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, 2011


CLABSI Toolkit and Monograph

Environmental Health and Occupational Safety

US- Occupational Safety and Health Administration


Guideline for infection control in health care personnel, 1998


University of Minnesota

Infection Prevention and Control Commissioning Toolkit Guidance and information for nursing and commissioning staff in England


CDC- Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities

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