Monitoring visits to healthcare facilities on IPC were held by WHO CO and the MoHMIT
07 June 2023
WHO CO in Turkmenistan (WHO CO) jointly with the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan (MoHMIT) convened monitoring visits to the health care facilities of the country to assess the capacity of the primary healthcare workers and medical specialists on infection prevention and control (IPC).
Organized under WHO-EU joint project “Central Asia COVID-19 Crisis Response – Phase 2”, the purpose of the visits was to conduct an internal assessment of the knowledge and capacity of the primary healthcare workers and medical specialists on infection prevention and control so that to be prepared and respond to outbreaks. The visits were conducted in all 5 velayats of Turkmenistan, including Ashgabat during June-July 2023.
As a result of these monitoring visits recommendations on improving the capacity of the healthcare workers and medical specialists to properly implement IPC measures were developed and the next steps were agreed.