HAND HYGIENE BADGE/ CUP

All Health-care workers and visitors should be adherent in the proper methods and indications of practicing hand hygiene before and after each patient activities.

To motivate each employee of every department to increase their Hand Hygiene Compliance, positive reinforcement is practiced by the committee. Certificate of Recognition and Awards are just some of the examples of this initiative.

TMCI BEST PRACTICES YEAR I and 2 (2014-2015)

Hospital Infection Control Committee of The Medical City-Iloilo was awarded as the Overall National Champion (Level 2 Hospital Category) in the country’s 1st “Hospital Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control Awards”.

Hospital Infection Control Committee of The Medical City-Iloilo was awarded as the Overall First Runner-Up (level 2 Hospital Category) in “Hospital Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control Awards Year II”.

Special awards were also given to the committee for the following categories: Best in Hand Hygiene and Best in Isolation Precaution Management. HICC also received Special citation for the Infection Prevention and Control Program.

GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY 2014 and 2015

Global Hand Washing Day is celebrated annually on October 15 to promote and improve hand hygiene practices of the health care workers as well as the visitors. Program and activities of the day are aligned with the theme of the Global Hand Washing Day celebration for the year.