About

The voice of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in Africa.

Who we are

About Us

Over the years ICAN has grown and become the voice of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in Africa with over 290 strong members. The Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) trains professionals on infection control programmes and has developed hubs across Africa to ensure that IPC training becomes closer to various regions.

Vision

Our vision is an African continent where safe patient care is ensured for all with the implementation of strong infection control programmes.

Mission Statement

The Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) exists to promote and facilitate the establishment of infection control programmes, achievement and maintenance of infection reduction, including healthcare associated infections, and promote antimicrobial stewardship activities through education by working with infection prevention structures in Africa and other International health related associations.

team

Executive Board Members

Prof Chedly Azzouz

Chairperson

Mr Nkwan Jacob Gobte

Honorary Secretary

Alethea Mashamba

Honorary Treasurer

team

Board Directors

Dr Iman Heweidy

Egypt

Prof Basma Mnif

Tunisia

Prof Adebola Olayinka

Nigeria

Prof Mamy Randria

Madagascar

Robert Mussa

Tanzania

Molla Godif

Ethiopia

team

Office Team

Anna Vorndran

Executive Manager

Yolanda Gouws

Training Administrator

Elizabeth Schoeman

IPDIC Program Manager

Fikiswa Ngqamakwe

Basic Administrator

Muniera Gaffor

Finance Officer

Alicia Baugaard

Admin and Marketing Officer

Locations

Across Africa

Cape town, South Africa is head office, then we have the 5 different hubs.

South Region – Zimbabwe
Western Region – Nigeria
Central Region – Cameroon
Northern Region – Egypt / Supreme Council For University Hospital
Eastern Region – Ethiopia

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