Below are a number of useful infection control links. Click here for links and resources on COVID-19.

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Professional Associations & Organisations

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)
Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR)
Australian Infection Control Association (AICA)
Australian Society of Microbiology (ASM)
Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC)
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Hospital Infection Society (HIS)
Infection Control Association Of Western Australia (ICAWA)
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Joanna Briggs Institute
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Standards Australia Limited
The Cochrane Collaboration
The International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)
The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Accreditation and Government Agencies

Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Healthcare
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)
Australian Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Department of Health WA Public Health
National Immunisation Program
Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organisations (JCAHO)
National Medical and Research Council (NHMRC)
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
Therapeutic Goods Administration
Worksafe Western Australian Commission
World Health Organisation (WHO)

Hand Hygiene

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

Hand Hygiene Australia

Hand Hygiene Resource Centre – Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut
NHS – National Patient Safety Agency

Ontario Ministry for Health and Long Term Care
World Health Organisation – Clean Care is Safer Care

World Health Organisation – The evidence for clean hands

World Health Organisation – Hand Hygiene tools and resources

University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Clean Hands Save Lives


Department of Health – Pandemic Influenza
WA Health
NZ Ministry of Health
USA Government
Public Health Agency of Canada
World Health Organization – Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response (EPR) – Influenza A(H1N1)
Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza what’s new..
National Immunisation Program
Immunisation Coalition
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference & Research on Influenza