WHO's strategy for improving hand hygiene for health-care workers

The World Health Organization’s strategy for improving hand hygiene is easy for health-care workers to practice, according to a new study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases. Health-care-associated infections are a major threat to patient safety worldwide, and transmission in these settings is mainly from the hands of health-care workers.

Aug 26th, 2013
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The World Health Organization’s strategy for improving hand hygiene is easy for health-care workers to practice, according to a new study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases. Health-care-associated infections are a major threat to patient safety worldwide, and transmission in these settings is mainly from the hands of health-care workers. RELATED | Dental infection control: Hand Hygiene RELATED | Infection control: A bugaboo The strategy consists of five main components. Click here to read more.
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