Slide background
Slide background

Prof Graham Ayliffe passes away

IFIC regrets to announce the death of Professor Graham Ayliffe. Prof Ayliffe was one of the pioneers of infection prevention & control and was instrumental in the founding of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC). He was elected as IFIC Chair in 1990. An obituary will feature in the next IFIC newsletter.

Prof Ayliffe’s obituary >>>>

IFIC2017 programme now available including keynote and pro-con presentation titles and speakers.Click here for further details>>> 

IFIC Newsletter

March April 2017 edition  Click here >>>


International Journal of Infection Control

ijic Vol 12 (2016): No 4

Forth issue of 2016 is out now

Click here >>>

Top News


Sign up for the campaign! Register at

  • By registering, you demonstrate your facility’s commitment, become part of the global movement, and have the opportunity to share your successes and knowledge with others
  • Share messages about hand hygiene and infection prevention via Twitter and social media!
  • Use #handhygiene or #antibioticresistance
  • Everyone using the same # leads to a stronger voice and wider reach
Use WHO resources as part of your campaign! Find them at

  • Exact messages you can use in social media or campaign materials
  • Newsletters
  • Slides
  • Posters
  • Videos

Take and share photos using the WHO campaign board as a backdrop. Find it at:

Share a video about the problem of HAIs and IPC solutions:


Launch of the new WHO Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention and Control Programmes at the National and Acute Health Care Facility Level