The Memorandum of Understanding between Hepatitis and Infection Control Program, Punjab and Infection Prevention and Control Foundation was signed by Dr. Khalid Mahmood (Program Manager, Hepatitis and Infection Control Program, Punjab) and M. Sameer Shafi, MD (Chairman, IPAC Foundation) at the office of Hepatitis and Infection Control Program, Lahore on July 19, 2021.
This ceremony was witnessed by Dr. Maheen Syed (Deputy Program Manager, HICP), Rana Zahid (Member Board of Trustees, IPAC Foundation), and Dr. Umair Haider (Chief Operating Officer, IPAC Foundation).
Both parties mutually agreed upon the following:
-Establishment of Hepatitis Clinic/Sentinel site at the IPAC Foundation’s Community Health Centers across Punjab.
-Implementation of Hepatitis Cascade of Care in a standardized manner as per Program Guidelines.
-Ensuring implementation of Infection Control Protocols and provision of HWM Services.
-Collaborative efforts for research and development.
It was a robust ceremony in which both parties joined hands to make Hepatitis and Infection free Punjab.