Drafting of Guidelines On Ventilation In Healthcare Setting To Reduce The Transmission Of Respiratory Pathogens, KKM & UMMC
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Drafting of Guidelines On Ventilation In Healthcare Setting To Reduce The Transmission Of Respiratory Pathogens, KKM & UMMC

Venue: Online meetings
Date: 14 Jul 2021 - 03 Aug 2021
Chapter Chair: GAC
Event: Drafting of Guidelines On Ventilation In Healthcare Setting To Reduce The Transmission Of Respiratory Pathogens, KKM & UMMC
Title: Guidelines On Ventilation In Healthcare Setting To Reduce The Transmission Of Respiratory Pathogens
Organization: Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia and University Malaya Medical Centre
Government Agency Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia
Date: 14 July 2021 & 3 August 2021
Place: Online meetings
MASHRAE
Representatives:
Ts. Dr. King Yeong Jin
Other Representatives: Ministry of Health, Univesity Malaya Medical Centre, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Agenda: To develop a guidelines for healthcare worker (HCW) and employers on how to improve indoor ventilation in health care facilities. It is not a standard or regulation, and it creates no new legal obligations. It contains recommendations as well as descriptions by referring to WHO’s Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19 as well as other related document available.
Report: The Infectious Diseases Department in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and Ministry of Health, Malaysia initiated to draft the guidelines. The propose is to develop a guidelines for healthcare workers and employers on how to improve indoor ventilation in healthcare facilities. Dr. King Yeong Jin (AMC) and Dr. Bernard Saw Lip Huat (UTAR) was invited to the working group by UMMC. The guidelines consist of 54 pages with 11 advisors which include Director Gerenal of Health, Ministry of Health and 18 contributors from MOH, UMMC, UTAR, and AMC. The documnet was made available online in MOH website since 5 August 2021. This guidelines has also been circulated to all the government and private hospital by MOH. The guidelines is available in MOH website at https://covid-19.moh.gov.my/garis-panduan/garis-panduan-kkm/ANNEX_52_GUIDELINES_ON_VENTILATION_IN_HEALTHCARE_SETTING_TO_REDUCE_THE_TRANSMISSION_OF_RESPIRATORY_PATHOGENS_05082021.pdf 
 

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