The Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) was established in 1998 and is a multi-national, voluntary, organization dedicated to the advancement of infection control practice to reduce hospital associated infections, monitor and control emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and improved patient outcomes.
APSIC aims to bring together multidisciplinary infection control professionals in the region to share their knowledge, experience, skills, and quality improvement and research findings by facilitating the exchange of information through training courses, seminars, congresses and conferences in the Asia Pacific region.
APSIC is working towards establishing collaborative partnerships in the region to facilitate and encourage quality improvement initiatives and infection control research to promote cost effective evidence based practices throughout the Asia Pacific region.
- To build a network of infection control professionals working towards quality healthcare in the Asia Pacific region
- To facilitate exchange of information and data on infection prevention and control through workshops, seminars, congresses, and conferences
- To assist in formulating recommendations, guidelines or standards by consensus working groups
- To collaborate and work with non-government and government organizations on international, national or regional research
- To collaborate and work with non-government and government organizations on investigations and outbreaks of emerging pathogens.