Our aim is to promote safety in patient care delivery , occupational  and public health through the practice of infection control policies and procedures.

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Our Objectives are to:

  • Serve as an umbrella body for those with interest in infection control at Federal, State and Community levels in the country
  • Advocate and promote infection control programmes at all levels both in healthcare facilities and within the community
  • Promote public and institutional awareness on infection prevention and control
  • Formulate guidelines on infection control in healthcare practice in Nigeria
  • Advocate and promote education, training and research in the field of infection prevention and control
  • Advocate and promote the inclusion of infection control practices into medical schools, nursing schools and other allied health professionals curricula
  • Disseminate information on the proper segregation, storage and disposal of biohazardous materials
  • Promote surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Nigeria
  • Promote the setting up and training of infection control teams capable of responding rapidly and effectively to epidemics in the country
  • Advocate and promote the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes
  • Source funds from donors, (local and international) for carrying out any of all the association’s objectives and programmes
  • Publish regular scientific information on infection prevention and control
  • Organize and support conferences to advance infection prevention and control

Leadership

NICA is governed by an elected executive committee and a board of trustees.

Fund Raising

Membership and Publicity

Budget and Finance

Education and Research

Publications

Epidemic Control

Executive committee

Prof. Sade Ogunsola

CHAIRMAN

Dr. Oyin Oduyebo

TREASURER

Dr. Ken Iregbu

SECRETARY

Prof. Bola Olayinka

PUBLICITY

Mr. Lekan Folarin

ADMIN CONTACT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Prof. Tolu Odugbemi

Prof. Rasheed Bakare

Dr. Abimbola Sowande

Mrs. Bunmi Omisore

Prof. Alani Akanmu

Prof. Aremu Omilabu