About APSIC

The Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) was established in 1998 and is a multi-national, voluntary, organization dedicated to the advancement of infection control practice to reduce hospital associated infections, monitor and control emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and improved patient outcomes.

APSIC aims to bring together multidisciplinary infection control professionals in the region to share their knowledge, experience, skills, and quality improvement and research findings by facilitating the exchange of information through training courses, seminars, congresses and conferences in the Asia Pacific region.

APSIC is working towards establishing collaborative partnerships in the region to facilitate and encourage quality improvement initiatives and infection control research to promote cost effective evidence based practices throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) est. 1998
Welcome
a multi-national voluntary organization
dedicated to the advancement of infection control practices
 
Introduction

The Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) is a multi-national, voluntary, organization dedicated to the advancement of infection prevention and control.

APSIC objectives include:

  • To build a network of infection control professionals working towards quality healthcare in the Asia Pacific region
  • To facilitate exchange of information and data on infection prevention and control through workshops, seminars, congresses, and conferences
  • To assist in formulating recommendations, guidelines or standards by consensus working groups
  • To collaborate and work with non-government and government organizations on international, national or regional research
  • To collaborate and work with non-government and government organizations on investigations and outbreaks of emerging pathogens.
 
 
Become a member
There are no joining fees

Associations, societies and individuals from infection control disciplines in country and regional areas of the Asia Pacific region are welcome to become members of APSIC in accordance with the APSIC rules.

Individual members
You are an APSIC member if you are registered delegate at the APSIC congress meeting and are entitled to attend and observe the APSIC Council meeting.

Associations/Society members
For your associations/society to become a member your association/society needs represent of a country or regional infection control association/society in the Asia Pacific region.

Such associations/society need to complete and submit an application form on behalf of their association/society. Once the application has been endorsed by the APSIC Executive Committee representative/s of your association/society are welcome to participate in the APSIC Council meetings in accordance with the APSIC rules.

The APSIC Council meeting is held during the APSIC congress meetings. An association/society application form can be obtained by contacting APSIC.
 
 
2013 CSSD Centre of Excellence Program

2013 CSSD Centre of Excellence Program for Central Sterile Supply Services (CSSDs) program offers an opportunity for CSSD staff to share their experiences, be audited by an expert panel and participate in an APSIC and 3M Education Event.  Follow the links to find more information.

About the awards & Registration form

Program Standard

 
 
APSIC Congress Meetings

The APSIC Congress meeting is held every two years in a country in the Asia Pacific region that has made a successful bid at an AGM meeting (See APSIC Bid Guidelines).

The Congress facilitates the exchange of information by bringing together multi-disciplinary infection control professionals to share their knowledge, experience, skills, and quality improvement and research findings.The APSIC Congress is the largest international meeting of infection prevention experts in the Asia Pacific region and provides a prime educational opportunity for infection control professionals in the region.APSIC 2015


The 7th International APSIC Congress meeting is being held in Taiwan from 26th - 28th March, 2015.


www.apsic2015.org

 

 

 
 
Glen's Story
How Hospital Associated Infections Can Impact on a Person's Life and Family
Produced by The Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association (VICPA).

In this short video Glen's family share their experience and the impact that acquiring a hospital associated infection has had on their lives. Glenys Harrington, VICPA Video Project Team Coordinator.

 
 
APSIC Research

The APSIC Executive Committee are facilitating infection control research in the region by partnering with industry to conduct multicentre research projects/studies in the region. This is an excellent opportunity for infection control professionals in the region to join with APSIC in pursuing our collective interest in improving patient outcomes. If your infection control department/team and hospital are interested in joining an APSIC project/study contact APSIC via this web page. See the APSIC research tab for more information on the latest multicenter APSIC research project/study.