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Infection Prevention and Control

As healthcare service provider Infection Prevention and Control is one of the highest priorities at Children’s Hospital Karachi (CHK) and we have a zero tolerance approach to healthcare associated infections (HCAIs). Effective infection prevention and control is an essential component of a quality health service. CHK aims to meet the requirements of the infection control assurance framework by:

1.      Reducing infection related morbidity and mortality
2.      Reducing the cost of patient care by preventing healthcare associated infection
3.      Providing a safe working environment for all


The duties of the Infection Control Department and all healthcare workers are clearly outlined in the IPC documentation sections of CHK.

Ms. Riffat Shaheen,Head of Quality Assurance and Infection ControlPGD PA, MAS,QMS, EHS, NEBOSH, ISO Lead Auditor
QA, IPC, ISO