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Area Hospital Point Fortin IPC Outreach

Ms. Tieon Charles, Infection Prevention and Control Officer at the Area Hospital Point Fortin demonstrated dedication to SWRHA’s mission of promoting wellness, by conducting an interactive lecture session with 40 members of Persad’s Investment Limited’s management and staff on November 14th, 2016. Her lecture outlined ways to control exposure to blood-borne pathogens, highlighted causes and prevention of airborne diseases, defined food-borne germs and illnesses such as salmonella and escherichia coli (E. coli), and concluded with the four essential elements of hand hygiene.

Mr. Diahann Sinclair, Health and Safety Evaluation Quality (HSEQ) Coordinator at Persad’s Investment Limited, explained how Ms. Charles presentation impacted team members, “Most of them have expressed a desire to practice what we have learnt and to impart our newfound knowledge to our loved ones and persons we may otherwise interact with,” he said. He further added that the lecture has enhanced their organisation’s commitment to the safety and well-being of their internal and external customers. 

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