Infection Control Society of Southern Africa

The Infection Control Society of Southern Africa “ICSSA” is a body corporate and is vested with all the powers and obligations required for achieving its objectives.

The purpose of the Society is to undertake the business of ICSSA of promoting the development and exchange of knowledge, information and ideas in support of the prevention and control of hospital and community associated infections.

The objectives of the Society include the education and training of Practitioners in Infection Control, the development and standardization of infection prevention and control curricula and practice through-out the region. Other objectives include information dissemination by way of publication, networking, congresses and scientific meetings plus the accreditation of Practitioners in Infection Control.
Ordinary membership of the Society is granted to medical practitioners, nurses, medical scientists, medical technologists, pharmacists and students; and practitioners in any other field who have made a contribution to the discipline of infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, microbiology or virology and who are registered with the South African Medical and
Dental Council or other equivalent bodies (if appropriate).


Elizabeth Schoeman (Western Cape) – Chairperson

Briette Du Toit Ludick (Western Cape) – Vice-Chairperson

Antoinette Moolman (Gauteng) – Secretary

Liza Sitharam (KZN) – Treasurer

Marietjie Du Toit (Gauteng) – member

Johan Erasmus (Eastern Cape) – member

Rene De Beer (North West) – member

Heidi McDonald (Western Cape) – member  


Hand Hygiene Guidelines for South Africa.pdf
Manual for the implementation of the IPC Strategic framework.pdf
IPC Guidelines COVID-19 Version 2 21 May 2020.pdf
National Infection Prevention and Control Strategic Framework March 2020.pdf
CFSA SoPs and Position statements.pdf