Organisation of hospital infection control in Mongolia.

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dc.contributor.author Ider, BE
dc.contributor.author Clements, A
dc.contributor.author Adams, J
dc.contributor.author Whitby, M
dc.contributor.author Muugolog, T
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T10:59:30Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07
dc.identifier.citation The Journal of hospital infection, 2010, 75 (3), pp. 209 - 213
dc.identifier.issn 0195-6701
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15539
dc.description.abstract As with other areas of the public sector in Mongolia, the healthcare system has undergone significant structural and policy reforms since the early 1990s. The previous infection control system, characterised as a sanitary-epidemiological network, was dismantled with no replacement. A new infection control management system was established in 1997 with the adoption of infection control policies and guidelines, establishment of hospital infection control programmes in all major hospitals, training of health professionals and the commencement of passive surveillance of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Recent health statistics claim that HAIs occur in 0.01-0.02% of all hospital admissions with the highest percentage (0.05%) in tertiary hospitals in the capital city Ulaanbaatar, but this is very likely to be an underestimate. In 2002 the Government approved a national programme to establish a sentinel surveillance system for HAIs with improved laboratory-based monitoring. However, implementation has been delayed due to insufficient support from stakeholders and a shortage of resources and trained infection control professionals. Non-governmental infection control initiatives are limited by time and coverage.
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dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.02.022
dc.title Organisation of hospital infection control in Mongolia.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent The Journal of hospital infection
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 75
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 209 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 213 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1103 Clinical Sciences
dc.personcode 112076
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Clinical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000279892700012 en_US
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Prevalence
dc.description.keywords Infection Control
dc.description.keywords Mongolia
dc.description.keywords Cross Infection
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc false
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)


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