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Infection & Prevention

Infection & Prevention

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The primary functions of our Unit are:

  1. To perform comprehensive surveillance for health care associated infections and epidemiological significant organisms;
  2. To create, implement, support, and sustain evidence based interventions to prevent health care associated infections and organism transmission;
  3. To participate in the education of patients, family, visitors and staff on infection control principles with emphasize on hand hygiene and standard precautions;
  4. To pursue a quality work environment that is free from recognized health, safety and environment risks and is in compliance with applicable regulations; and
  5. To assess and treat work related injury and illnesses and provide post exposure assessment and management of blood borne pathogen injuries (i.e. HIV, HBV, and HCV).

Contact Information

Unit Head : Rosa Ravariere-Seaman
Email : rravariere@bvihsa.vg
Phone : 284-852-7651

Address

Peebles Hospital
P.O. Box 439
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands