“In view of current pandemic, CAHOCON 2020 has been postponed and will now be held in 2021 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Bolgatty, Kochi. The proposed conference dates are 9th, 10th & 11th April, 2021.”

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    1 CDC : Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Download
    2 MCI : Telemedicine Practice Guidelines Download
    3 Advisory for Hospitals and Medical Education Institutions Download
    4 CDC : Hospital Preparedness Assessment Tool Download
    5 WHO : Hospital Readiness Checklist Download
    6 AIIMS - ICMR- NCDC : Hospital Preparedness - Infection Prevention and Control Download
    7 CDC: Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings Download
    8 IMA Tamil Nadu : Containment measures for COVID-19 Download
    9 PSA - GOI : Handbook for COVID-19 testing in Research Institutions Download
    10 WHO : COVID -19 and NCDs Download
    11 AIIMS : Guidelines for Re-Use of Personal Protective Equipment Download
    12 CDC : Return to work for Healthcare personnel with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 Download
    13 CDC : Return to Work Procedures Download
    14 ICMR- NIV, Pune : Guidance on Rapid antibody kits for COVID-19 Download
    15 MOHFW, DGHS (Emergency Medical Relief) : Guidelines on rational use of PPE Download
    16 CAHO : Operational Planning of hospitals towards COVID-19 Pandemic : An Indian Perspective Download
    17 CAHO : Safety of Healthcare Workers towards COVID-19 Download
    18 MoHFW : Containment Plan for Large Outbreaks - COVID-19 Download
    19 FICCI -EY : COVID 19- Impact assessment for private healthcare sector and key recommendations on financial measures required for the sector Download
    20 Maharashtra Cyber Secutity : Advisory for WhatsApp Users & Admins during the COVID-19 pandemic Download
    21 Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (GOI) : Advisory for Senior Citizens during COVID-19 Download
    22 ICMR-NCDIR : Guidelines to record ICD-10 codes for COVID-19 deaths Download
    23 MOHFW : Management of Suspect/ Confirmed cases of COVID-19 Download
    24 Kerala State Disaster Management Authority : COVID19 - Refined Projections and Inferences on epidemic outbreak in Kerala with action proposals Download
    25 PSA -GOI : Masks for curbing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Download
    26 Apollo Hospitals : Handbook of COVID 19 - All you need to know to beat it Download
    27 WHO - Operational Planning Guidelines Download
    28 WHO : Rational use of PPE Download
    29 WHO : Recommendations to improve hand Hygiene Download
    30 WHO : Modes of Transmission of Virus Download
    31 WHO : Operational guidance for maintaining essential Health services Download
    32 WHO : Maintaining a safe and adequate blood supply during the Pandemic Download
    33 WHO : How to use WHO risk assessment and mitigation check list for mass gatherings Download
    34 WHO : Infection prevention and control during healthcare when COVID 19 is suspected Download
    35 WHO : Critical preparedness, readiness and response actions Download
    36 WHO : Operational considerations for case management of COVID 19 in health facility and community Download
    37 WHO : Laboratory Bio-Safety Guidance related to COVID 19 Download
    38 WHO : Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak rights,roles and responsiblity of HCW including occupational safety and health Download
    39 MOHFW : Advisory against spraying of disinfectant on people for COVID-19 management Download
    40 MOHFW : Updated Containment Plan for Large outbreaks Download
    41 MOHFW : Psycho-social Issues among migrants during COVID-19 Download
    42 ICMR : Advisory for use of Cartridge based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test ( CBNAAT) using Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS - CoV2 Download
    43 ICMR : Guidance on use of TrueNat beta CoV Download
    44 MOHFW : On Boarding of States/ UTs COVID -19 Warriors to iGOT courses on DIKSHA platform on COVID-19 pandemic Download
    45 MoHFW : Summary of Guidelines - COVID 19 Download
    46 IDSA : COVID-19 Antibody Testing Primer Download
    47 ISHRAE : COVID-19 Guidance document for Air Conditioning and Ventilation Download
    48 ACVIP : Guidelines on Immunization during COVID 19 Pandemic Download
    49 WHO : Doing What Matters in Times of Stress : An illustrated Guide Download
    50 ISHRAE : Operating Room - Air Conditioning Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 Pandemic Download
    51 CAHO : Modification of Existing OTs during COVID-19 Pandemic Download
    52 Mehta Hospitals : COVID-19 Contingency Plan Download
    53 MOHFW : Revised Discharge Policy for COVID -19 Download
    54 BMJ : COVID-19 & Pregnancy Download
    55 CCDC & PHFI : Biomedical Waste Management - Pictorial Guide Download
    56 MoHFW & ICMR : Guidance on Rapid Antibody kits for COVID-19 Download
    57 MoHFW : Guidelines for RT-PCR Based pooled sampling for migrants/returnees from abroad/green zones Download
    58 MoHFW & DGHS (EMR Division) : Advisory for managing healthcare workers working in COVID & Non-COVID areas of the hospital Download
    59 WHO : Laboratory Biosafety guidance related to COVID-19 Download
    60 WHO : Laboratory Biosafety Manual Download
    61 WHO : Cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19 Download
    62 RGUHS : COVID-19 Clinical Management Protocol Download
    63 ICMR : Strategy for COVID-19 Testing in India Download
    64 PSGIMSR Coimbatore : Rational Use of PPE during COVID-19 pandemic (Dr. J Jayalakshmi) Download
    65 MoHFW & DGHS (EMR Division) : Guidelines on Preventive Measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings. Download
    66 Federation of Obstetrics Societies of India : Clinical Practice Guideline - Perinatal Management of COVID-19 Download
    67 Guidelines for Dental Professionals in COVID-19 Pandemic situation Download
    68 ICMR : Revised Guidelines for TrueNat Testing for COVID-19 Download
    69 PSA - GOI : Handbook for COVID-19 testing in Research Institutions (11th April 2020) Download
    70 Govt. of Kerala : Advisory on RT-PCR pooled testing for COVID 19 (13th April 2020) Download
    71 MOHFW : Summary of Guidelines - COVID 19 (21st April 2020) Download
    72 ISA Advisory : COVID Operation Theatre (25th April 2020) Download
    73 IDSA : Guidelines on Infection Prevention for Health Care Personnel Caring for patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19 (30th April 2020) Download
    74 IDSA : Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19 (6th May 2020) Download
    75 WHO : Laboratory biosafety guidance related to coronavirus disease (13th May 2020) Download
    76 WHO : Cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19 (15th May 2020) Download
    77 Medscape : Summary of the COVID-19 Literature (18th May 2020) Download
    78 Govt. of Karnataka : Revised Lab Testing Protocol (21 may 2020) Download
    79 ICMR : Enhancing India's Testing capacity (21st May 2020) Download
    80 ICMR : Revised advisory on the use of HCQ as prophylaxis for SARS CoV2 infection (23rd May 2020) Download
    81 US Department of Health and Human Services : COVID-19 Strategic Testing Plan (24th May 2020) Download
    82 FICCI - WHO : Back to Safer Workplaces - The Guidance document to contain the spread of COVID-19 (May 2020) Download
    83 WHO : Clinical Management of COVID 19 (27th May 2020) Download
    84 MOHFW - DGHS (Emergency Medical Relief) : Additional Guidelines on rational use of PPE (setting approach for Health functionaries working in non- COVID areas) Download
    85 SIRMAXO : Post- Lockdown Infection Control in Healthcare Settings Download
    86 MBLEM Digital : COVID 19 Signage Download
    87 MOHFW- GOI : Guidelines for safe ENT practice in COVID 19 (3rd June 2020) Download
    88 ICMR : Guidelines for safe ENT practice in COVID 19 (3rd June 2020) Download
    89 IMA, Delhi : Living with COVID - Guideline & Manual for Hospitals & Clinics Download
    90 WHO : Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19 (5th June, 2020) Download
    91 CPCB : CPCB Guidelines for Handling, Treatment and Disposal of Waste Generated during Treatment/ Diagnosis/Quarantine of COVID-19 Patients (10th June, T2020) Download
    92 ICMR : Advisory on Use of Rapid Antigen Detection Test for COVID-19 (14th June, 2020) Download
    93 TN Govt. : SOP to contain spread of COVID- 19 in Religious Places Download
    94 News 18 : State wise Regulations for Travellers Download
    95 Serological Test Recommendations - version 1.0 (June 2020) Download
    96 Govt. Of Karnataka : Revised Discharge policy for COVID 19 (23rd June 2020) Download
    97 ICMR : Newer Additional Strategies for COVID-19 Testing (23rd June 2020) Download
    98 ICMR : List of IgG ELISA/CLIA Kits for COVID-19 validated by ICMR identified validation centres (24th June 2020) Download
    99 ICMR : Guidelines for storage of respiratory specimens collected for COVID-19 diagnosis by RT PCR platforms in Govt. Labs (25th June 2020) Download
    100 ICMR : ICMR Specimen Referral Form for COVID-19 (25th June 2020) Download
    101 Preventing False Positives & False Negatives in PCR Download
    102 Dr. Parivalavan R - Healthcare Worker Safety for COVID-19 Pandemic Download
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    1 Telemedicine Practice Guidelines by MCI (MoH&FW) 31st March, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Maj Gen (Retd) AK Singh, Col (Dr.)Ashvini Goel (Retd), Dr. Guriqbal Singh Jaiya, Mr. Abhishek Malhotra, Ms. Bagmishika Puhan https://youtu.be/EDTX6X_UTOY CAHO & TSI
    2 Safety of Healthcare Workers 4th April, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Air Marshal (Dr.) Pawan Kapoor & Dr. J Jayalakshmi https://youtu.be/ZPm97LoSHOc CAHO
    3 Operational Planning of hospitals towards current pandemic - Indian Perspective 9th April, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Dr. Lallu Joseph & Dr. Shweta Prabhakar https://youtu.be/mrt52xvl4bM CAHO
    4 COVID-19 : Empowering Nurses 17th April, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Ms.Yalin Wang, Ms. Thankam Gomez, Dr. Jothi Clara J Michael, Capt. Ajitha Nair, Dr. J Jayalakshmi https://youtu.be/wL_769duvCs CAHO & ANEI
    5 Round Table Meet COVID-19 : An Indo-Chinese Critical Care Forum 18th April, 2020 Dr. Arindam Chakraborty
    Dr. Vijay Agarwal
    Chinese Specialists : Dr. Haipeng Guo, Dr. Hao Wang, Dr.Yi Zhang
    Indian Specialists : Dr. Dhruv Chaudhary,Dr. JV Peter, Dr. Sumit Ray, Dr. Bishnu Panigrahi, Dr. Joseph S Fidelis, Dr. T Mohan S Maharaj, Dr. Vatsal Kothari, Dr. Anoop Kumar AS
    https://youtu.be/1pBu_R348bo CAHO & ISCCM & Wolters Kluwer
    6 Information Security for Healthcare Organizations 23rd April, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Dr. Sanjay Bahl & Lt. Col (Retd.)Satyendra Verma https://youtu.be/DK6gcI7Sj2g CAHO & InnovatioCuris
    7 COVID-19 : Challenges in Managing Hospitals 4th May, 2020 Mr. Joy Chakraborty Mr. Parveen Pardeshi, Mr. Suresh Lulla, Dr. Anupam Sibal, Dr. Bishnu Panigrahi, Air Marshal (Dr.) B Keshav Rao, Mr. Rupak Barua, Dr. Sandeep Budhiraja, Dr. Vivek Desai, Dr. Vijay Agarwal, Dr. Lallu Joseph https://youtu.be/kMsztkQYIjo CAHO
    8 Hand Hygiene - Role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 virus infection 5th May, 2020 Dr. Jeet Patwari Dr. Shashank Devapur https://youtu.be/drVs5pRqF2U CAHO
    9 Global Perspective on Management of COVID-19 patients 7th May, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal,
    Dr. Dhruva Chaudhary,
    Dr. Arindam Kar,
    Dr. JV Peter,
    Dr. Sumit Ray
    Prof. Rahul Khosla, Dr. Ramanathan K R, Dr. Rahul Deb Sarkar, Dr. Jennifer Mitty https://youtu.be/pRyQvfDOGA4 CAHO, ISCCM, Wolters Kluwer, HCP Forum
    10 Operation Room during Pandemic : Air Conditioning Challenges & Solutions 8th May, 2020 Dr. Lallu Joseph, Mr. Vishal Kapur Mr. B Goutham Baliga, Col (Dr.) Sunil Kumar M Rao, Mr. Vinod Kumar KB https://youtu.be/lpqRKYkK1Mc CAHO & ISHRAE
    11 Hospitals Surviving in COVID Times 9th May, 2020 Mr. Sameer Mehta Dr. Girdhar J Gyani, Dr. Vijay Agarwal, Dr. N Kannan CAHO & Entrepreneurs' Organization
    12 Operational Preparedness & Planning of Hospitals in India towards COVID-19 Pandemic 19th May, 2020 Mr. Brian Cahill Dr. Lallu Joseph https://youtu.be/kWIx6au99Xk ISQua
    13 Use of Thermal Technology & Artificial Intelligence to fight against Corona Virus 23rd May, 2020 Prama Hikvision Mr. KP Dominic Mr. KP Dominic
    14 Lab Safety Practices: A Holistic View 1st June, 2020 Dr . Prakash Suvasia Dr. Aparna Jairam, Dr J. Jayalakshmi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NX1eHyeuz4k&feature=youtu.be CAHO & Horiba
    15 NABL Accreditation process for RT -PCR RNA Virus testing 5th June, 2020 Dr Venkatesh Thuppil Mr. N. Venkateshwaran, Dr Ashvini Sen Gupta, Dr J. Jayalakshmi https://youtu.be/dLNsa1BmVVs CAHO
    16 CAHO-NQOCN webinar - Paradigm shift in Doctor-Patient Communication during COVID-19 14th June, 2020 Dr Vikram Dutta , Dr Anuradha Pichumani Dr Sanjeev K Singh , Dr Kingsly Robert Gnanadurai https://youtu.be/QVd1bgel380 CAHO & NQOCN
    17 Sharing of Country Experiences : Impact of COVID-19 on Quality & Safety in Health & lessons learnt 17th June, 2020 Prof. Dato' Dr Ravindran Jegasothy Prof. Dr. Pa- Chun Wang, Dr Lena Low, Mr Michael Giullano, Dr. dr Sutoto M. Kes , Dr. dr H Hanny Rono Sullstyo, Dr . Atul Mohan Kochhar , Dr B.K Rana https://youtu.be/MqKD6Ru6aBI ASQua & CAHO
    18 Perspectives from Frontline Nursing Leaders - The Dynamism of COVID Pandemic, Changing Protocols & Guidelines 18th June, 2020 Ms Thankam Gomez, Dr Jothi Clara J Michael Ms Anandhi Sathyakumar , Ms Anila Merlin George , Mrs Anita Girkar , Ms Asha Parveen , Ms Hannah Joyce Rosy G ,Ms Haritha Vijayan ,Ms Jessica Dsouza,Ms Jacintha Dcruz,Ms Joy Kezia R, Mrs Prameela Korampalli, Ms Ranjitham Anderson ,Dr Rosaline Rachel , Mrs. Ruby Ravichandran , Ms Sindhu , Dr S.J. Nalini , Ms Tripti Nanda , Dr J. Victoria JR Solomom , Ms Ishwarium James https://youtu.be/iFmIBSPymhE CAHO
    19 Rising Trends of Depression in COVID-19 Pandemic 27th June, 2020 Dr. AK Agarwal Dr. Nimesh G Desai, Dr. Girdhar Gyani, Dr. Vijay Agarwal, Dr. Vinay Agarwal, Dr. Ramesh K Goyal, Dr. Suneela Garg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaVRTzsGvdo Double Helical & AHPI
    20 How to communicate with patients during Pandemic 13th July, 2020 Dr. Vijay Agarwal Dr. Sanjeev K Singh, Dr. Kingsley Robert Gnanadurai, Dr. Lallu Joseph https://youtu.be/gCkKYiQ6YE4 CAHO
    21 Safety and Digital tools for COVID-19: Protecting your "FACE" and Leveraging WhatsApp. 29th July, 2020 Dr Suneel C Mundkur Dr. Parivalavan Rajavelu, Dr. Arjun Rangarajan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK6CpNyZd0U CAHO
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    1 E-Quiz Competition

    ✓ QUIZ day - 17th May, 2020
    Only registered participants will be eligible for the Quiz competition
    Winners announcement - 1st June, 2020
    Registration Closed
    2 Video Competition
    Duration of the video : 3-4 min
    Theme : COVID-19

    ✓ Donning of PPE
    ✓ Doffing of PPE
    ✓Managing patients in Prone
    ✓How to manage break during shift
    ✓Manging stress of patients in isolation wards
    ✓Cleaning of instruments
    ✓Biomedical Waste management in COVID wards
    ✓Ventilator cleaning
    ✓Terminal cleaning after patient discharge
    ✓Managing CSSD items
    ✓Managing dialysis in ICU
    ✓Sample collection for suspected covid patient
    ✓Stress management of healthcare workers (nurses)
    ✓Linen handling
    ✓Decontaminating Ambulance
    ✓Surface cleaning of the health care facility including lifts
    Winners announcement - 1st June, 2020
    Last date of Submission - 16th May, 2020
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    3 Poster Competition
    Theme : COVID-19 (In general)
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    Winners announcement - 1st June, 2020
    Last date of Submission - 16th May, 2020
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