Category: Infection Control

November 25, 2021
Finding the most effective, efficient and cost-conscious cleaning regime is a broad task. We zoom into the comparison of type of cleaning materials and the impact on hospital cleanliness
November 25, 2021
Bleach, peracetic acid or alcohol? How should hospitals decide which cleaning chemicals to use, and what measures should be set up to ensure safe use? We check in with Bagan Specialist Hospital to answer these questions.
November 25, 2021
Microfibre products have been touted to be more effective in cleaning and disinfection. How have they performed in hospital settings? We check in with Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore on their experience so far
November 25, 2021
What are some criteria and guidelines that hospitals should look at when setting up their cleaning and disinfection programme?
October 14, 2021
The huge surge of COVID-19 cases over the past year meant hospitals needed to create isolation spaces quickly, while ensuring strict infection control. We speak to St Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, on their experience
October 14, 2021
While isolation of infected patients from uninfected ones is crucial in preventing the spread, hospitals often lack isolation space. What can be done to resolve this?
October 14, 2021
Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Chair of Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)’s COVID-19 taskforce, shares key learnings and challenges in infection control amidst the pandemic
October 14, 2021
Temporary isolation rooms are a relatively new solution in healthcare, and hospitals may be understandably unsure of its value. We speak to Professor Nick Graves of Singapore’s Duke-NUS Medical School on the cost-effectiveness of such rooms