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World Health Organization (WHO): www.who.int
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Infection Control Africa Network: www.icanetwork.co.za
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI): www.ihi.org
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World Health Organization (WHO). 2009. WHO policy on TB infection control in health-care facilities, congregate settings and households. Geneva. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2009/9789241598323_eng.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO). 2012. The evolving threat of antimicrobial resistance: options for action. Geneva. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2012/9789241503181_eng.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO). 2009. WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in healthcare. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2009/9789241597906_eng.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO). 2008. Core components for infection prevention and control programmes. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2009/WHO_HSE_EPR_2009.1_eng.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO). 2010. WHO guidelines on drawing blood: best practices in phlebotomy. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241599221_eng.pdf
The Joint Commission. 2012. Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit. Illinois. Available from: http://www.jointcommission.org/topics/hai_antimicrobial_stewardship.aspx
International Committee of the Red Cross. 2012. Medical waste management. Geneva. Available from: http://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/publications/icrc-002-4032.pdf
Department of Health (DoH). 2011. National Core Standards for Health Establishments in South Africa. Tshwane: DoH. Available from: http://www.rudasa.org.za/index.php/resources/document-library/category/10-quality-improvement?download=3:national-core-standards
Pan American Health Organization (WHO). 2014. The Decontamination and Reprocessing Manual for Healthcare Facilities, 2nd edition (draft).