About Us

The department started  on 15/9/1998 and is responsible for maintaining safe environment , both for the patients and the Dental Health Care Workers in the Ministry of Health clinics and Private sector. It also ensures that the Infection Control Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health – Dental Administration are followed strictly in dental practices.

The department regularly updates the Infection Control Guidelines to be on par with international standards. It is also responsible for selecting  equipment and materials to be used in infection control procedures and sterilization rooms based on quality and economy.

The department also aids in preparing the design for sterilization rooms in both MOH clinics and the private sector.