Ms. Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD, Wockhardt Hospitals along with other dignitaries lighting the lamp to inaugurate  hospital’s 5th Infection Prevention and Control Conclave


Wockhardt Hospitals’ MD, Ms. Zahabiya Khorakiwala; Group Clinical Director, Dr. Clive Fernandes, President, Mr. Anupam Verma & CEO, Dr. Ravi Hirwani during inauguration of hospital’s 5th Infection Prevention and Control Conclave in presence of Dr. Girdhar Gyani, Director General, AHPI and Thomas W. Kozlowski, JCI

Wockhardt Hospital conducts Infection Prevention and Control Conclave (IPCC) to address Patient safety

  • 2 day program for staff members across Western India organized in association with Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)
  • Covered wide range of topics in modern science of infection prevention by renowned experts across the country

Mumbai, January 06, 2018 : For the fifth consecutive year Wockhardt hospital, a reputed chain of tertiary care super specialty hospitals in India have taken a lead for the Infection control conclave in North Mumbai in association with Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association of Medical Consultants (AMC) for sharing best healthcare practices to prevent infections.

The conclave was inaugurated by Ms. Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Hospitals and Guest of Honour- Dr. Girdhar Gyani, Director General, AHPI in the presence of senior leadership of Wockhardt Hospitals – Mr. Anupam Verma, President and Dr. Clive Fernandes Group Clinical Director.

The two day conclave witnessed industry experts from across the country delivering lectures on the importance infection prevention and control initiatives in hospitals. Wide range of topics in modern science of infection prevention were discussed through numerous didactics, panel discussion, and workshops by renowned experts across the country.

Commenting on the initiative, Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Hospitals, said, “Prevention is always better than cure. It is mandatory that healthcare institutions practice infection prevention and control through basic practices and adhere to them for quality care and patient safety. Wockhardt believes in quality care and believes in delivering the same. ”

Mr. Anupam Verma, President, Wockhardt Hospitals, commented, “Life Wins – is our ultimate goal providing quality care and safety to the patients. With advancements in science it is important to keep ourselves updated and share our knowledge with fellow healthcare providers.”

Dr. Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director, Wockhardt Group Hospitals, said, “Wockhardt hospitals aim to advance the philosophy of Infection Prevention and Control. Through Infection control conclave we intend to share best practices in the medical science of infection control across the hospital sector. Different modes and platforms will help build the healthcare industry to a new level.”

The conclave focussed on a range of topics on Infection prevention which will be useful to clinicians, nurses and hospital administrators and saw the presence of 500 participants.

Sessions were delivered by industry experts in infection control from across the country, that included speakers from Apollo Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital, DM Aster Hospital, Global Hospital, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Aster Medicity, Jehangir Hospital, Narayana Hospital, Sahyadri Hospital, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Wockhardt Hospitals.

About Wockhardt Hospitals:

Wockhardt Hospitals is a chain of tertiary care super-specialty hospitals with facilities in, Nagpur, Nasik, Vashi (Navi Mumbai), Rajkot, Surat, South Mumbai & North Mumbai. All Wockhardt Hospitals have state-of-the-art infrastructure and globally benchmarked processes to enable Patient Care & Safety. Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd. is one of the few professionally managed corporate hospital groups in the country which put patient safety and quality of care at the core of its strategy. The overall 1500 bedded hospitals have over 1000 Standard Operating Procedures or Protocols for both clinical and non-clinical processes in place. The guiding philosophy is to serve and enrich the Quality of Life of patients.