Around the World with CICs®

Did you know CICs® are represented in over 40 countries worldwide?

We want to highlight them! Introducing our newest social media initiative: #AroundtheWorldwithCICs. Once a month, we will be featuring an international CIC® and his/her responses to a list of questions. The submissions will then be added here.

If you'd like to participate and be featured in our next "Around the World with CICs", fill out the Questions and Release forms, and email them as attachments to with the subject line "Around the World with CICs." Please also attach a headshot in the email so that we can include it in the feature.

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Aziza Zaghloul Dahi, CIC

Moreover it is very important to be CIC certified it will add a value to your career and your skills to improve the quality of infection prevention control in your setting & in your life.


Billexter Bonifacio, MHA, MAN, RN, CIC

Infection prevention and control is a very exciting field in healthcare management. It deals with various scientific methods in solving public health issues and it also deals with great amount of communication especially with other healthcare professionals.


Camille Iris Beltran, RN, CIC

Definitely to go for it and really prepare well! Utilize every possible resources you have. Pay close attention to every question being asked during the exam.


Dalia Gameel Ahmed Shalata, CIC

Moreover, It is important to be certified to standardize your knowledge, to refine the skills you have earned through your years of experience, and ultimately, to be connected to a wider experts' network


Hajar Ali Aldhanhani, BSN, CIC

I advise all infection control to take the CIC exam, because this certificate will work as a power for your carrier as well as commitment to a professional growth the best resources is APIC textbook, CIC Academy, and CBIC Facebook account


Hwang Ching Chan, MPH, CIC

I highly encourage the online review course offered by APIC as study material, as well as the Online Practice Exam offered on the CBIC website. The practice exam provides a good assessment of how well prepared the candidate is to sit for the actual certification exam.


Leonila Saan Sumpreque, BSN-RN, RM, CIC

Being certified or recertification is important because at the end of the day that staff’s and patients health is in your hands. Certification demonstrates proficiency beyond the knowledge and skills.


Mohamed Ahmed Salama, CIC

As a dentist for 14 years making a career shift was a big dream. CIC certified was a great dream to support me as an infection preventionist at the beginning of COVID-19 outbreak.


Rodgers Rodriguez Ayebare, CIC

My advice would be that infection prevention is an amazing field that gives you opportunity to be invested in generating evidence for changing systems for quality, consistency and safety in healthcare.


Shazia Irum, RN, BSC, MSC, CIC

CIC for me showing a commitment to the best practices in infection prevention and control and improved patient care and signals to your employer and colleagues that you are committed to your professional growth.


Tabrikah Mohammed Ali Al Shibah, BSN, MSc, CIC, TOT

It shows a commitment to best practices in infection prevention and control and improved patient care and shows our employer and colleagues that I am committed to my professional growth.


Varghese John, BSN, MPH, CIC

I believe that prevention is always the best way to tackle health hazards like healthcare associated infections and infection control professionals are the key to achieve it.