The Ministry of Health (MOH) released the Action Plan for Preventing and Controlling Hospital (Nosocomial) Infections (2012- 2015). According to the notice, by the end of 2015 all Level III and Level II hospitals must meet health standards in their key departments. The notice also requires all hospitals to implement infection prevention and control measures, including disinfection and quarantine, and attain a sterilization rate of 100 percent