ICAN training courses. 


ICAN Training Background

The Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) is the largest infection prevention and control (IPC) non-profit organization in Africa. ICAN’s major goals are 1) to support and establish national IPC societies and structures; 2) to promote and facilitate infection control programs and AMR /AMS at facility and national level to strengthen health systems through education and mentorship by engaging communities at national and local levels.

As the leading Infection control Association in Africa with more than 15 years and experience and IPC voice in Africa. We are the preferred Training Service Provider for World Health Organisation (WHO), Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), Africa Centre for disease control (ACDC) throughout the African continent and has the expertise and infrastructure to provide IPC training to various stakeholders, both clinical and non-clinical.
ICAN has successfully trained 2 253 students in IPC since 2014 -2019 across the African continent. Since 2020 and COVID-19 was declared – ICAN had to move all training to a virtual platform has done webinar +virtual training with more than 33487 in 2021 and 13 454 students in 2022 from over 50 English member state countries and more than 30French countries.

See more on the different SAMA Accredited ICAN courses listed below.


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International Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control

Fundamentals in Infection Prevention and Control

Basic Infection Prevention and Control & Wash for Health Care Workers.

Basic Infection Prevention and Control & Wash for Health Care Managers

Basic Infection and Prevention in Decontamination and Sterilization Course for Operators

Basic Infection Prevention and Control & Wash for Non-Health Care Workers

Train-the-Trainer in Infection Prevention and Control Course

ICAN Information Flyer

Self-Paced Course


Webinar Series with ACDC

This 6-week series series is freely available on our learning platform. 



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