“Improving Health by Combating Infectious Disease”

The Infectious Disease Department provides leading-edge clinical services for the diagnosis and treatment of all types of infectious diseases or condition caused by infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, parasites, or fungi).

The services provided include:

  • Outpatient consultation service dedicated to serving patients with community-acquired infections, tropical infectious diseases, HIV, infections in immunosuppressed patients including those who have HIV, malignancy, or have received an organ transplant

  • Management of complex infectious diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, meningitis and encephalitis, bone infections, endocarditis, viral hepatitis, skin and soft tissue infections, parasite and fungi infections, STDs and more.
  • International Travel Medicine (pre-travel counselling and immunisation, post-travel follow-up for individuals who become ill as a result to their travels)
  • Management of adult vaccination
  • Ensuring rational use of antibiotics through our antibiotic stewardship program
  • Supporting hospital-wide efforts related to Covid-19
  • Helping other doctors to deal with infections complicating the course of hospitalisation
  • Assisting in the care of hospitalised patients with unusual infections
  • Management of healthcare-associated infections
  • Providing leadership in hospital epidemiology along with infection control
  • Prescribing post-exposure prophylaxis after possible body fluid or bloodborne pathogen exposures


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