Infection Control Association (Singapore) was founded in February 2000 with the objectives to:
- To facilitate exchange of information and data on infection control principles and practices through workshops, and publications.
- To formulate recommendations, guidelines or standards by the consensus of working groups.
- To educate all trainees and members of the health care professions on the importance and practice of good infection control measures both within medical institutions and in the community.
- To foster research into patterns of established and emergent infections and their modes of transmission, and into new and improved measures designed to interrupt such transmissions.