Staff Education Tool: Hand Hygiene Why, How and When Brochure

The World Health Organization provides a free, downloadable brochure focused on the "why, how and when" of hand hygiene.

 

The seven-page "Hand Hygiene Why, How and When Brochure" includes step-by-step guides on how to properly handrub and handwash, when to perform hand hygiene and information on the use of medical gloves.

 

Download the hand hygiene brochure (pdf) for distribution in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in hospitals, surgery centers and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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