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Based on the best available international evidence of the new WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (Advanced Draft) the five part multimodal strategy offers the most comprehensive method for hand hygiene improvement. The WHO
Hand Hygiene in Health Care (Advanced Draft) the five part multimodal strategy
offers the most comprehensive method for hand hygiene improvement. The WHO
Guidelines are a must for any facility interested in changing staff hand hygiene
behaviour. The strategy is centred around a system change involving alcohol
based handrub at the point of patient care.
5 MomentsThe WHO approach to hand hygiene improvement – how your healthcare facility can help
The Advanced Draft of the first ever WHO Guidelines focusing solely on hand hygiene is now available accompanied by a user-friendly, innovative pack of supporting tools. The full toolkit is available exclusively to any healthcare facility enrolling as a Complementary Test Site (CTS)
The Five-Part Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy:
The Five Step Implementation Schedule:
Emerging from the guidelines is a simple, five-step framework for implementation.
This invaluable resource turns the guidelines into a set of actions, which can be
implemented in a logical sequence, each step designed to improve reliability in
staff hand hygiene compliance and therefore stop the spread of infection. The
Guide to Implementation is available exclusively to CTSs on enrolment.
The Five Moments for Hand Hygiene:
A revolutionary approach to increasing compliance is now available
And accessible via the website. The Five Moments for Hand Hygiene
Simplifies previously complex indications and act as a robust training
and promotional tool. From this point forward, it should be possible to
make the indications for hand hygiene universally clear and
To get hold of your copy of the Guidelines, go to http://www.who.int/patientsafety/information_centre/ghhad_download/en/index.html
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To find out how to enrol as a Complementary Test Site (CTS) visit the GPSC website: http://www.who.int/gpsc/country_work/pilot_testing_info/en/index.html
"Complementary Test Sites are
in a unique position to shape
the final version of the WHO
Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in
Health Care. We urge any
Facility from any WHO Region -
enrol now. Whether you have
already begun to focus on hand
hygiene or are starting from the
beginning, these tools offer
significant help. Your feedback
really does count."
(Professor Didier Pittet,
Leader of the First Global
Patient Safety Challenge)
Enrolment: is easy:
What is the advantage of becoming a CTS?
You gain exclusive access to:
You will agree to:
Results and feedback form a critical part of the global evaluation of the Clean Care is Safer
Care initiative and will feed into a final report about the achievements of the first GPSC.
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